Thursday, March 13, 2008

Frogs in Boiling Water - the Psychology of Global Warming

Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert explains why we are not particularly well suited to solving the issues of global warming, whether you believe it is caused by humans or not. Gilbert has a great sense of humor, and is clearly liberal, but don't let that deter you -- this is good stuff.

I wonder: Are we bound by our biology in this instance? How much variation is there in individuals when it comes to affective forecasting?


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