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Julie Cook Kitchener December 3, 2020

Hi everyone,

I've just come across an interview in Behavioural Scientist with author and former professional poker player Annie Duke. In the interview, she discusses her new book, How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices. Annie discusses practical tools such as the 'menu strategy', whereby you narrow down your choices to a few options (as you would when choosing a meal from a menu) that seem viable, and then just pick something. Apparently we tend to get bogged down in choosing between those last few options. She also discusses the challenges of making decisions: for example, when you don't have enough information to decide or when two options are really close and you can't decide between the two. 

Annie's book could be quite useful for practitioners looking to further their understanding on the ways that people make decisions and how best to guide them to make better ones. If you'd like to read the interview and find out more about Annie's book, check it out here