Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 Episode 3July 24, 2009
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 Episode 3
Impact Bias is an overestimation of intensity and duration of emotional reactions to events. It occurs in part because people underestimate the effectiveness of their “psychological immune system” and a tendency to overweight the most salient features.
I mentioned this TED lecture before, but it might be worth re-posting it here.
However, the depiction of the events in this anime could have been much better and more engaging. I wanted to drop TM8, but feel somewhat similar to a certain other show I blogged about :P