The miracle of thinking forward

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19 April 2018

Should you start trumpet lessons? Is it wise to buy that dream house? According to Harvard psychology professor Dan Gilbert, we all make decisions in the same way: by weighing the alternatives and picking the one you like or need most. But our brains can use a little help.

Just before his keynote speech at the third Think Forward Summit, Dan sat down with us to explain some essentials for making decisions and how we can start making better ones, also about our finances.

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