Commitment Consistency Bias

Staying consistent has a lot of perks in our society since it is often associated with stability, honesty, moral superiority & strength. But is it always beneficial?

Ever heard about this popular psychological hack that tells you to ask people for small favours first and then ask them for a big one to improve your chances of getting a yes? I bet most of you have. 

While on the outset, this seems like one of those viral “hacks”, it does have significant scientific backing. It is so common in our every day lives that t…

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