TED Talk: The Battle Between Your Present and Future Self

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Every day, we make decisions that have good or bad consequences for our future selves. Daniel Goldstein makes tools that help us imagine ourselves over time, so that we make smart choices for Future Us

  • VF

    ah, how this differs from trying to get maximum out of past self? Although present activities contribute future chances, there is no guarantee for any gain just because of our ‘awareness’ about present + future self.

    The strategies about future faces fiasco not because of imbalance in maintaining both present – future self but due to unconscious plans/activities which also contributes future self’s possibilities.