Joseph Peissel

  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.