Tuesday TED Talk: Think you know about how you change?

New research suggests people tend to underestimate how much they will change in the future. Of course, change is unavoidable – but this doesn’t mean most of us are willing to admit it.

Here’s a link to the NYT review of the research, complete with this week’s (admittedly-non-TED) video. Actual research in full-text form is here (subscription required).

EDIT: Great link from Muriel Niederle to some behavioral economics research about precisely this phenomenon – termed projection bias.


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