Andy’s Quick Hits (10): Focus on Outliers Creates Flawed Snap Judgments

You walk into a large crowded room and you automatically scan the crowd to see who’s there. You may notice, for example, that there is a sizeable proportion of women, or asians, or any other identifiable group. You would probably think that the brain has developed to accurately predict these proportions — a survival instinct.

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Andy Hab

Andy Hab

The brain and human behaviour, in business, society, learning, and health.