Sunk Costs and Academia

Buried in the sand

I’m prone to “loss-aversion”, for example saying something like “I really don’t want to cook but we bought that chicken…” and my boyfriend always calls me on it, saying “don’t buy into the sunk costs fallacy”. In the end, we’ve just stopped buying groceries. The sunk costs fallacy¬†is the tendency to “throw good money after […]

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Bagels, Chores, and Compromises

Lizard Island

I discovered something new about where I live at the weekend. The nearby drugmart doesn’t sell bagels. I’d always assumed that they would, but when I tested that theory I found it lacking. Living in a small place, there wasn’t anywhere I could continue on to and so I ended up at my boyfriend’s apartment […]

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