Tag: false consensus effect

  • Trump’s best shot at reelection is false-consensus effect

    Thinking back to Obama’s campaign for reelection, I recall much talk about how incompetent, evil, and terrible a president he was from his opposition. Not Romney directly but the his likely voters on social media. To the point of Romney feeling moral obligation to defend Obama as not that bad of a person to his…

  • Books and FCB

    I sent my Recommendations post as a response to something on Facebook. In the aftermath, it made me realize some things. The false consensus effect which is why we are tempted to think others agree with us about political stances is what also causes us to expect others we like like the same books, TV shows, etc. The post…