Thinking Errors

Dr. Hal Arkes



Our minds are wired to make irrational decisions and commit a wide variety of thinking errors, called cognitive biases by scholars. Yet recent research has uncovered a wide variety of debiasing strategies that we can use in daily life to gain more intentional thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns and take charge over our lives. Dr. Hal Arkes, a world expert in debiasing research, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at The Ohio State University, and Intentional Insights Advisory Board member, boils down the scientific literature on debiasing into four broad strategies described in this brief video.



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Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is the President of Intentional Insights, and co-founder of the Pro-Truth Pledge. A behavioral science expert with over 15 years in academia, including as a professor at Ohio State University, Gleb is a speaker and consultant on decision-making and social and emotional intelligence. He authored the #1 Amazon bestseller The Truth-Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide and frequently appears in venues like Time, Scientific American, Newsweek, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, NPR, CBS News, Psychology Today, The Conversation, and CNBC.