We discuss whether we worry about the right things, whether we are worrying less than we used to and whether worry can even be accurately measured. What is the right amount to worry and what is the purpose of worrying? Does it serve a rational function?
Things mentioned in this podcast:
- Personal well-being, according to the ONS
- Ipsos MORI’s ‘issues index’, tracking top concerns over time
- Cognitive economics is a new field that takes the goings on inside of the mind seriously
- System 3: Decision making through imagination
- Help to stop worrying
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