Heuristics Archives - Amie Devero

Is It a Fact?

August 24, 2021
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Let’s say you are on your way home from work. It’s a Thursday. You get a text from your boss. It says: “Please see me tomorrow morning.”

Before you have finished reading, you will probably have a physical reaction. It may be a sudden surge of […]

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Go With Your Gut?

June 29, 2021
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My Friend Holly swims at a public pool.  Mothers often bring their 6- or 7-year-old sons into the women’s locker room, where, as you might imagine, women are undressed.  Periodically, as a naked woman turns to walk to the shower, she inadvertently finds herself facing […]

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Binary Bias — Video Preview

February 1, 2021
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It’s natural. Humans see the world in binary terms. Good/Evil, Dark/Light, Right/Left.  We are simply hard-wired that way.

That tendency served us as well in caveman days, when we needed to make snap decisions about whether to fight or flee a saber-toothed […]

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