I Am An Intuition Machine
Why you should doubt what you and others say about the causes of their behaviors
When people ask me what I think about something, I think, and then get a feeling about the topic at hand which apparently represents what I think. Then, in a second cognitive search, I start looking looking for the reasons accounting for this intuition.
For example, when my girlfriend inquires whether I enjoyed my day at work, I do some introspection, wh…