How writing straightens out your decision frame (video)

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It seems that writing our rationale for a decision helps us make that decision objectively. What evidence is there for this? And what kind of writing might help?

Links for the studies I mentioned:

Winston Sieck, J. Frank Yates. Exposition Effects on Decision Making: Choice and Confidence in Choice (1997).

Timothy D. Wilson, Douglas J. Lisle, and Dolores Kraft. Effects of Self-Reflection on Attitudes and Consumer Decisions (1990).

Liu, John Zhuang. Does Reason Writing Reduce Decision Bias? Experimental Evidence from Judges in China (2018)

Thumbnail image based on “The Elephant in the Room” by seriykotik1970 on Flickr:, for which the license is: Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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