Why Our Brains Make Us Take Safety Risks

May 23, 2017

"Do not go past this point."  How do YOU respond to a sign with that message? 

Credit © Raimond Spekking, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1084078

A lot of us think "maybe it's not SO dangerous..."  And we're often wrong. 

Psychologist Steve Casner shows us HOW often in his book Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds

We learn much about why we're wired to ignore danger, and what that gets us. 

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