Tuesday, 6th February 2018
12:30 - 13:30
CESS Seminar Rooms - 3 George Street Mews
Correcting cognitive biases through Brief Information Provision
This paper sets out a debiasing strategy based on Brief Information Provision (BIP), and tests its effectiveness in debiasing the Anchoring Bias, Availability Bias, Optimism Bias, and Present Bias, four of the key cognitive biases involved in the consumption of negative externalities such as cigarettes and fast foods.