Saturday, June 07, 2014

"end of history illusion"

Dan Gilbert: The psychology of your future self

http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_gilbert_you_are_always_changing/transcript

06:49 minutes · Filmed Mar 2014 · Posted Jun 2014 · TED2014
"Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they're finished." Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the "end of history illusion," where we somehow imagine that the person we are right now is the person we'll be for the rest of time. Hint: that's not the case.

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