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Positive Illusions: The Alluring Traps of Optimism in Decision Making

Introduction In the realm of decision making, optimism is often celebrated as a valuable trait, providing motivation and resilience in the face of challenges. However, psychological research has revealed a fascinating phenomenon known as Positive Illusions, which sheds light on the potential pitfalls of excessive optimism. Positive Illusions refer to the cognitive biases that lead […]