When buying a new car, a new phone, a new mattress, most of us can’t claim to be experts. Navigating countless features and benefits tests our patience and analytical prowess; we’re lay people and choosing is tough.
What’s the process to compare the best battery life, the most comfortable or the safest? Companies muddy the water further with advertising: if every phone is the best, how do I decide what to buy?
On many occasions consumers don’t know what their genuine motivations are. They’re not lying; they’re confabulating.