“Think before acting!” From the time a child is born they are unknowingly told to think with their head before making a detrimental decision. “Our culture is replete with cognitive maxims like "look before you leap" and "think before you act" that suggest that one's impulses or intuitions tend to be deeply flawed” (Lieberman 109). There is this essential ideal that intuitional based thinking leads to “Suboptimal” decision making; of less than the highest standard or quality of thinking (Lieberman, 109). When this thinking process takes place there is a lack in the logical structure of informational processing in the neurological system. In terms of economics, there is no weighing of the cost and benefits of certain deliberations. Psychologists, Betsch and Glöckner, call this process “recognition heuristic” (Betsch and Glöckner 279). The idea, that people make decisions based upon recognition; when they are familiar with something they know, that o...
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