The "End Of History" Illusion - Bence Nanay
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Here is the (somewhat technical) original End of History Illusion paper.
On the wider consequences of the End of History Illusion, see Bence Nanay’s ‘Know thyself!’ is not just silly advice – it’s positively dangerous.
Here is a TED talk on the End of History Illusion by one of the co-authors of the original paper, Dan Gilbert.
For a nice, somewhat popularizing write-up of the End of History Illusion, check out this piece in the New York Times.
The Huffington Post also has a very brief write-up of the End of History Illusion.
The End of History Illusion, unlike many other social psychology experiments, did replicate (that is, other labs found the same results). Here is one successful replication.
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