You've probably been in this situation: You and a friend are out together, trying to make a decision about where to eat. Despite a flurry of suggestions, the two of you either try to convince each other that your favorite place is better, or you both insist on whatever the other person wants. The result of either scenario is the same: You both end up at a place that really isn't all that great, thanks to a decision born out of compromise instead of preference. Why is it so hard to decide on a place to eat? Well, as it turns out, the reason why this happens isn't that you and your buddy are all that different from each other.
A Friendly Hypothesis
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Written by Brian VanHooker May 29, 2019
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