Information and overload

Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

NY restaurants were made to post the calories of all their meals. The effect may have been to encourage people to make less healthy food choices.

Jonah Lehrer reflects on this particular manifestation of the law of unintended consequences. Maybe more calories gets equated in our minds with more pleasure.

I think it’s easy to overvalue information as a means of controlling behaviour.

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