The Illusion of the Illusion of Control


This dissertation is an exploration of people’s estimates of control, with a particular focus on the illusion of control. Ellen Langer’s 1975 article introduced the illusion of control as “an expectancy of a personal success probability inappropriately higher than the objective probability would warrant.” Since her work, subsequent research has focused on… (More)


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