YANSS 061: How to willfully alter your brain’s ability to willfully alter your brain’s abilities

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    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…

    https://youarenotsosmart.com/2016/06/16/yanss-077-the-conjunction-fallacy/

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  2. YANSS 071 – The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy – You Are Not So Smart

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_3CsKoXwfA 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…

    https://youarenotsosmart.com/2016/03/23/yanss-071-the-texas-sharpshooter-fallacy/

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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…

    https://youarenotsosmart.com/2016/01/02/yanss-065-survivorship-bias-rebroadcast/

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  4. YANSS 166 – The psychological phenomena that mask our progress when we attempt to change the world for the better – You Are Not So Smart

    In this episode we explore prevalence induced concept change with psychologist David Levari. In a nutshell, when we set out to change the world by reducing examples of something we have deemed problematic, and we succeed, a host of psychological phenomena can mask our progress and make those problems seem intractable — as if we…

    https://youarenotsosmart.com/2019/11/20/yanss-166-the-psychological-phenomena-that-mask-our-progress-when-we-attempt-to-change-the-world-for-the-better/

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