Do you agree with Barry Schwarz`s statement that there is a `Paradox of Choice`? "
Also there is a ted talk video as well I`m putting the links here.http://www.ted.com/talks/barry_schwartz_on_the_paradox_of_choice
The Paradox of Choice Name: Instructor: Institution: Date: The intellectual world has tried answering so many questions throughout history that would have otherwise posed a never-ending continuum of mystery. The weirdest part of it all is that the more these questions are answered, the more the confusion over them grows. The confusion gives birth to a dilemma, which in turn brings more questions. It can be taken as a back-and-forth cyclical movement of things and events.Among the fields most affected by such questions and dilemma, is psychology, itself responsible for helping out in matters concerning thoughts. Quite an irony. Psychology and psychologists have over time come up with theories to explain different psychological and behavioral aspects of human beings. It has enabled man to understand himself, or be understood, much better. However, more and more questions continue being raised in the field. Among them, is the paradox of choice. The paradox of choice is an ideology that was drafted by Barry Schwartz. Schwartz, in this ideology, was critical of the impact of choices on an individual. In his interpretation, too many choices were not a recipe for better life and more fun, as widely thought to be. Instead, he believed that too many options were the prescription for more depression, confusion and general unhappiness for the people (Schwartz, 2006).Too many choices just brought about a waste of time for people instead of improving the general wel...