Science shows why simplifying is hard and complicating is easy | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

Bloomberg logo

Science shows why simplifying is hard and complicating is easy

6 mins | May 4, 2021
story image
The world is not so simple. It takes an enormous amount of work to simplify tasks but no effort at all to do the opposite. Andreas Kluth examines how a new paper supports this by revealing that people consistently overlook opportunities to improve things by subtracting. Is there anything we can do to change something so ingrained in our psyche?
Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started