Often times there are too many choices in modern developed society. While we all need information and choices, too many choices can cause delays, bad decisions, or regret. There are several TED lectures on this (see our TED page). The Newsweek article (below) by Sharon Begley is a nice summary of the situation. Thanks to Harley School for finding this article.
“I Can’t Think!” by Sharon Begley in Newsweek, Mar. 7, 2011 (p. 28-33)