The drive for sense-making

Human nature: Behavioral economists create model of our desire to make sense of it all

Researchers have identified a powerful human motive that has not been adequately appreciated by social and behavioral scientists: the drive to make sense of our lives and the world around us. Published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Carnegie Mellon University’s George Loewenstein and Warwick Business School’s Nick Chater developed a theoretical model of the drive for sense-making and how it is traded off against other goals. ….[READ]

 

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