Absence Blindness rewards drama

Absence Blindness is a cognitive bias that prevents us from identifying what we can’t observe. It seems pretty obvious — if we can’t observe something, of course we’ll be blind to it. That shouldn’t always be the case, though, and absence Blindness can lead to two problems.

First is the lack of ability to “do nothing”, even if that’s the right move. I shared last year about a number of situations where the…

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