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Tagged with “biases” (3)

  1. YANSS 077 – The Conjunction Fallacy – You Are Not So Smart

    Here is a logic puzzle created by psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. "Linda is single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with the issue of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in demonstrations. Which of the following is more probable: Linda is a bank…

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  2. YANSS 071 – The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy – You Are Not So Smart When you desire meaning, when you want things to line up, when looking for something specific, you tend to notice patterns everywhere, which leads you to ask the question, "What are the odds?" Usually, the odds are actually pretty good. For instance: Does the Bermuda Triangle seem quite as mysterious once you know that…

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  3. YANSS 065 – Survivorship Bias (rebroadcast) – You Are Not So Smart

    The problem with sorting out failures and successes is that failures are often muted, destroyed, or somehow removed from sight while successes are left behind, weighting your decisions and perceptions, tilting your view of the world. That means to be successful you must learn how to seek out what is missing. You must learn what…

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