There’s a Name for That
There's a Name for That: Invisibility Cloak Illusion
Stuck inside our heads, we all know how much we're watching others, but fail to grasp just how much everyone else is watching us.
Why We Assume Malevolence in the Intentions of Others
And it's called hostile attribution bias.
A Name for the Big Flaw in Our Obsession With Metrics
And it's called Campbell's Law.
Why You Feel Obligated to Upgrade All of Your Furniture
And it's called the Diderot effect.
There's a Name for Why the Winners in an Auction Often Overpay
A phenomenon discovered by oil engineers after they spent too much on tracts of land in the Alaskan tundra also applies to all of those eBay bidding wars you've been participating in.
There's a Name for That Dance You Do With Strangers in the Elevator
You might also recognize it in the subway, library, restroom, and other public spaces where people aren't typically very social.
Why People Have So Much Trouble Recognizing Their Own Incompetence
There's a name for that: the Dunning-Kruger Effect.