Instrumental Rationality

A com­bi­na­tion of ev­i­dence-backed tech­niques and more spec­u­la­tive es­says, all fo­cused on bring­ing ra­tio­nal­ity to prac­ti­cal ever­day uses. In par­tic­u­lar, the se­quence fea­tures two in-depth primers on the cur­rent psy­cholog­i­cal liter­a­ture on plan­ning and habits.

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 1: Start­ing Advice

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 2: Plan­ning 101

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 3: In­ter­lude I

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 4.1: Model­ing Habits

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 4.2: Creat­ing Habits

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 4.3: Break­ing Habits and Conclusion

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 5: In­ter­lude II

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 6: At­trac­tor Theory

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity 7: Clos­ing Disclaimer

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity: Postmortem