Projection Bias in Medical Decision Making

  title={Projection Bias in Medical Decision Making},
  author={G. Loewenstein},
  journal={Medical Decision Making},
  pages={105 - 96}
  • G. Loewenstein
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Medical Decision Making
  • however, my romantic misadventures had taught me that few people were as hooked on rationality as I was. More important, I had learned that you don’t get very far trying to make people more rational than they want to be. If we want to get people to change their behavior—and I am still persuaded that this can be a noble rather than a draconian ambition—we must develop the capacity to conceive what it “must be like” for them to think, feel, and behave the way they do. We must learn to see the… CONTINUE READING

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