Recently I came across various materials* which state that many of the things I learned in grad-school at Erasmus University aren’t as I’ve learned them. Among them are the bodies of knowledge on choice overload, priming, ego-depletion etc. (Just as a note, Erasmus Research Institute of Management is in top 3 European research institutes in its field, so I got top level education from highly qualified professors.)
This piece by Jason Collins I found particularly interesting.
Yet, I can’t simply delete from memory knowledge (information) on ego-depletion (just as an example). Even if I could delete information from my memory, in the case of priming there is no clear list or criterion on which results hold and which don’t.
The situation isn’t as gri