Projection Bias in Medical Decision Making

  title={Projection Bias in Medical Decision Making},
  author={George Loewenstein},
  journal={Medical Decision Making},
  pages={105 - 96}
  • G. Loewenstein
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Political Science
  • 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… 

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