Pezzo and Pezzo Hindsight Bias and Failure Making Sense of Failure: a Motivated Model of Hindsight Bias

Abstract

Can we learn from our mistakes? Does the large body of research demonstrating hindsight bias indicate that people are not likely to take responsibility for their errors and thus deprive themselves of the opportunity to learn to avoid such errors in the future? This examines two somewhat contradictory theories of hindsight bias, defensive processing and… (More)

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