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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/5a9/learned_blankness/ Learned Blankness] by [[Anna Salamon]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/5a9/learned_blankness/ Learned Blankness] by [[Anna Salamon]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/4up/dont_fear_failure/ Don't Fear Failure] by [http://shugyoshayear.com/ atucker]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/4up/dont_fear_failure/ Don't Fear Failure] by [http://shugyoshayear.com/ atucker]
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*[https://medium.com/@robertwiblin/ugh-fields-or-why-you-can-t-even-bear-to-think-about-that-task-5941837dac62 ‘Ugh Fields’, or why you can’t even bear to think about that task] by Robert Wiblin
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:05, 15 September 2020

Pavlovian conditioning can cause humans to unconsciously flinch from even thinking about a serious personal problem they have. We call it an "ugh field". The ugh field forms a self-shadowing blind spot covering an area desperately in need of optimization.

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