Kahomono - It Means Lucky

Random musings on whatever subject strikes my fancy that day.

Cognitive Bias

Fantastic article in Nature on how cognitive bias damages the work of scientists, and how scientists are trying to fight back against it.

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The funny thing I noticed about these is how religious apologists work the exact opposite way.  They celebrate these faults in thinking, among others, and defend them ferociously, never attack them.

Cognitive Bias: a bug in science, a feature in religion.

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  1. Jacques

    Now if I had only followed that link in the beginning of your post…… what an idiot…. as soon as I saw your graphic I *knew* I had heard something about that lately.

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