#emotions #outsideview #memory #phones #nudge
We can make better decisions when we analyze data from similar situations. But we usually don’t.
Smartphone apps are designed to hook our attention. They often work against our longer-term goals and preferences. Could apps be redesigned to help us be productive, complete our task, and move on?
We have limited focus and energy. The brain is designed to hold what’s relevant now. If a memory or knowledge isn’t recalled regularly, it starts to slip.
The emotions of Gratitude and Pride are a feedback loop that lead to better work, while Compassion helps cultivate those emotions. Use these emotions, not logic or reason, to overcome people’s limited willpower.