Qineqt is the Blue Apron for Finance

Humans are not the strongest or fastest animals on the planet, but humans have adaptive capabilities that have allowed us to rule the planet (for better or worse as we consider climate change and Malthusian catastrophe scenarios). Let’s talk heuristics for a minute. They are great mental shortcuts that allow humans to solve problems and make judgments quickly and efficiently (like identification of and running away from predators).

These rule-of-thumb strategies shorten decision-making time and allow people to function more efficiently without constantly stopping to consider their next course of action. Heuristics are helpful in many situations, but they can also lead to cognitive biases. Read More…

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