When we decide to act upon a goal and new information becomes available, we should rethink, but often don't. Rather than altering our course of action, our vision narrows and we double-down - often by referring to how those around us are behaving. Cognitive biases like this can be found in the missteps of state responses to COVID.
Posts published by “Shawn O'Connor”
Shawn is a recent graduate of the Public Affairs and Policy Management program at Carleton University with a focus on Global Economic Relations and a Minor in Economics.