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Historical Wisdom: Understanding the Mental Trap and Avoiding Irrational Decisions

Introduction In the vast landscape of decision-making, our minds are often influenced by various cognitive biases and mental traps. One such pervasive cognitive bias is the Historical Wisdom mental model. Historical Wisdom refers to the tendency to rely excessively on past experiences, conventional knowledge, and societal norms when making decisions, rather than thoroughly evaluating the […]