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The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

@inproceedings{Schwartz2004ThePO,
  title={The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less},
  author={Barry Schwartz},
  year={2004}
}
Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions-both big and small-have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented. As Americans, we assume that more choice means better options and greater satisfaction. But beware of excessive choice: choice overload can make you question the decisions you make before you… 

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