Reconsidering the Impact of Affective Forecasting

@article{Gligorov2009ReconsideringTI,
  title={Reconsidering the Impact of Affective Forecasting},
  author={Nada Gligorov},
  journal={Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={166 - 173}
}
  • N. Gligorov
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Psychology
  • Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
In the article ‘‘Affective Forecasting and Its Implications for Medical Ethics,’’ Rhodes and Strain present current research documenting a psychological bias that affects our ability to correctly predict future emotional states. The bias they discuss is the wrongful estimation of the emotional impact of significant events. Research on affective forecasting by T.D. Wilson and D.T. Gilbert indicates that people tend to overestimate both the positive and negative impact of events. Rhodes and… 
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