"Just the Facts?" Isn't Enough. Turns Out All Knowledge Is Qualitative | Open Source Thinking | Scoop.it

A new study out of Yale demonstrates that people frequently twist basic mathematically data to fit their pre-conceptions about issues they have strong feelings about (like gun control) … and that the more competent in mathematics the person is, the more likely they are to misunderstand the data in a way that fits their prejudice.


Via Philippe Vallat