Veritasium: If you repeat something enough times, it comes to feel good and true.
- More info on cognitive ease
- The trick to successful haggling — “People who offered or asked for precise amounts — including such arbitrary-seeming figures as $5,015 for a piece of jewelry as opposed to $5,000 — almost always wrung more concessions from the person on the other side of the table.”
- How we naturally think vs. the scientific method — “You have a emotion or an intuition and then you form a biased conclusion. Then you seek supporting evidence through motivated reasoning.”