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Q: What is the reason for people to implicitly trust their peers in extreme (or not) situations? Reliance is basically the dependence or trust in someone, to each lies a limited capability of being relied on due to our limited capacity as human beings. What I'm trying to imply is that your friend might have been able to consciously lead you across the ...


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In poker, this is called a "protected pot." That is, if you are alone with an opponent who bets, you may "call" his bet with a weak hand, because there is a very good chance he is bluffing. On the other hand, if it is "three way," the opponent bets, a second person calls, you can "fold" a weak hand with a lot more assurance that the bettor is not bluffing. ...


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There are many harding / flocking dynamics that reinforce this behavior: in birds, fish, cattle, and more. These dynamics reinforce safety. Seeing animal precedent may influence human decisions. Study of these group utility functions has been studied: S Morgan, Michael McBeath. What's the point? Determining the group's center-of-attention. Journal of ...


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One human-being reliance on other(s) awareness is defined by the level of trust between the humans. The idea is that the reliance has differents degrees and is dependent of the level of trust established with their peers. In your example your talking about a friend and so the level of trust - and so the degree to follow his instructions - is higher than ...


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The underlying cognitive process that produces the "anchoring bias" in decision-making is the same one that produces the "primacy and recency effect" in learning and memory. Your attention is drawn to novel, salient and recent stimuli, and are more likely to learn about and remember more about the first example of something and the last (most recent) example ...



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