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optimism bias
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What is optimism bias?

The belief the future will be better than the past (and the present) is common. But looking at our lives through rose-tinted glasses can...

loss aversion
What is...

What is loss aversion?

People enjoy profiting on investments and dislike losing money. Yet we can feel the pain of losing €100 more than we enjoy an equivalent gain.

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percent of US-based workers did not take all their holidays in 2015
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percent of US-based workers did not take all their holidays in 2015

percent of US-based workers did not take all their holidays in 2015. Some 658 million days of vacation were unused – and 222 million days cannot be rolled over, paid out or banked...

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