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Adam Alter Wonders About The Perils of Wishful Thinking

by | 25th, February 2014

ADAM Alter wonders about the perils of wishful thinking:

According to a great deal of research, positive fantasies may lessen your chances of succeeding. In one experiment, the social psychologists Gabriele Oettingen and Doris Mayer  asked  83 German students to rate the extent to which they “experienced positive thoughts, images, or fantasies on the subject of transition into work life, graduating from university, looking for and finding a job.” Two years later, they approached the same students and asked about their post-college job experiences. Those

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