How information overload leads to poor financial decisions
Source: The Star Online
Author: Mark Reijman
Excerpt: The number of tasks that your brain can perform simultaneously is limited. If our brain is overwhelmed with information, it will partially shut down and become ‘blind’ to all the information it cannot process.
For example, you are driving your car and talking to your friend on the phone at the same time. Suddenly a dangerous traffic situation comes up and requires your immediate and full attention: you will almost automatically stop talking and listening.
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