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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- Ugh fields by Roko
- Defeating Ugh Fields in Practice by Psychohistorian
- Learned Blankness by Anna Salamon
- Don't Fear Failure by atucker