Well Travelled Road Effect

When you estimate how long it takes to walk a familiar path, you usually underestimate it. Due to the fact that he is familiar, the travel time seems to be shorter than it actually is. [Sources: 0]

Familiarity with routes, holidays and work tends to speed up our perception of time. Frequently used routes are estimated to take less time than unknown routes. When we follow a well-known path, since we do not need to concentrate too much, time seems to pass faster. [Sources: 0, 5]

In fact, the well-traveled effect is a concrete example of the fact that we tend to underestimate the duration of routine activities. The results of the assessment show that the sequence of travel significantly affects the preference for travel mode in the travel package, which has significant cross effects with individual attributes and attributes of the travel context. COVID-19 risk perception limits travelers to being close to home; therefore, if restrictions on inbound and outbound travel are lifted, people will still have problems traveling. Influence of conflict on risk perception and travel intentions of young tourists. [Sources: 0, 1, 2]

This study explores the relationship between risk perception, media communication, interpersonal communication, risk awareness, and behavior in Chinese travelers. The proposed scoring model recommended that all factors account for 66% variation in intent for travel behavior. Real-time scoring and post-judgmental scoring have been used to clarify situations in which the backtravel effect occurs. This study is one of the few that looks at the underlying mechanism between the perception of health risks and the behavioral intentions of travelers. [Sources: 1, 6]

This short communication strategy allows travelers to remember destinations and feel worthy of them. Route analysis showed that knowledge of risk has a positive relationship with the intention to travel. Determinants of perceived health risk among low-risk tourists traveling to developing countries. Hence, individual risk perception and travel intentions are sensitive to new information and can be easily changed (Bikhchandani and Sharma, 2000). [Sources: 1]

“There will be a lot less travel and a lot more emphasis on face-to-face contact (or face mask) when we do. Time and pollution. We will find that it is becoming cheaper to do many things, including the many varieties of telemedicine, less travel and jet lag for wealthy and high-class workers, and that we can indeed afford to invest in human capital in a cost-effective way. As the roads wear down in our lives, we pay less attention to the landscape. [Sources: 0, 4]

More and more people will be forced to lead dangerous lives, devoid of predictability, economic security and prosperity. Another 14% said that the life of most people in 2025 will not be very different from how it would have been if it were not for the pandemic. One of the consequences of the coronavirus will be the realization that American children need Internet access to do well in school, but many families do not. [Sources: 4]

In 2025, we will work differently (positively) because of COVID-19. Overconfidence is when some of us are overly confident in our abilities, and this makes us take more risks in our daily life. Ideas like these are also changing everything from marketing to criminology. [Sources: 3, 4]

— Slimane Zouggari


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[0]: https://www.spring.org.uk/2013/06/the-well-travelled-road-effect-why-familiar-routes-fly-by.php

[1]: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.655860/full

[2]: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965856421001634

[3]: https://www.businessinsider.com/cognitive-biases-2015-10

[4]: https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2021/02/18/experts-say-the-new-normal-in-2025-will-be-far-more-tech-driven-presenting-more-big-challenges/

[5]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well_travelled_road_effect

[6]: https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/469306/what-describes-the-effect-of-the-way-back-seeming-faster-than-the-way-there