Tali Sharot

The optimism bias

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Are we born to be optimistic, rather than realistic? Tali Sharot shares new research that suggests our brains are wired to look on the bright side — and how that can be both dangerous and beneficial.

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Tali Sharot · Cognitive neuroscientist

Tali Sharot studies why our brains are biased toward optimism.

Tali Sharot studies why our brains are biased toward optimism.