Have you ever found yourself making a decision even though you know it's bad for you? It's likely because of confirmation bias. That's the psychological phenomenon of making a decision because it is known and comfortable, whether or not it is best for you. It turns out that those biases can make a big dent in your wallet. We make spending decisions based on pre-conceived ideas about products, whether they are economical or not. Ashley Hamer, Editor at Curiosity.com and Host of the Curiosity Podcast, explains the science behind the phenomenon. Plus, she takes a look at ways to be more productive beyond using a calendar. "Time theming" is the concept of giving whole overarching ideas to a day of the week or month of the year. Rather than scheduling an assortment of tasks each day, set a theme that recurs so that you are more aware and engaged.