C&B Notes

Mind Hacks

This idea of a mind hack, trying to psychologically distance yourself in order to overcome or mitigate personal biases, has useful applications when making investment (or most any other) decisions.  Here is the full list from PsyBlog:

  1. Make challenging tasks seem easier
  2. Generate self-insight
  3. Become more persuasive
  4. Gain emotional self-control
  5. Beware the illusion of explanatory depth!
  6. Be true to yourself
  7. Become more polite
  8. Fire your creativity
  9. Improve your self-control
  10. Trigger wise thoughts