Performance Science Meets Intuition

David Krueger MD The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert Einstein I experienced a particular kind of energy being in the room at Chateau du...

What Do You Expect? On Neuroscience and Coronavirus

David Krueger MD Every time we experience something and don’t encounter a negative outcome, we get the wrong impression that it’s safer than we thought it was. Dan Ariely Many years ago, when I was coaching a weekend basketball team, one of the guys I’ll call Pete had...

Coronavirus Omission Bias

David Krueger MD In a fairly well-known psychological experiment, subjects were asked the following question: “Imagine that there had been several epidemics of a certain kind of flu that everyone contracts that can be fatal to children 3 years of age or younger....

The Negative Wealth Effect Revisited

David Krueger MD I was talking with the owner of one of our favorite antique stores in an area close to our weekend ranch. He said, “People are just not spending money.” The downtown area of the little town was somewhat dead, and the nursery we frequently visit had...

The Limits of a Single Story

David Krueger MD The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete.  They make one story become the only story. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently spoke at a university about her book.  A student told...