Creating Order

Creating Order

Two groups of volunteers complete two tasks to help illustrate a connection between our sense of control and our tendency to seek order in the world around us.

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Our brains are hardwired to seek patterns in the world around us. But can this tendency be affected by the level of control that we feel we have in a given situation? Expert Dr. Jennifer Whitson demonstrates research findings that help explain a connection between our sense of control and a need to create order.

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Chandana Jasti, National Geographic Society
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Jeannie Evers, Emdash Editing, Emdash Editing
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Andrew Rasner, National Geographic Society
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Last Updated

September 27, 2022

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