The brain and illusions
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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Our Intuitions About the World Are Usually Wrong

Our Intuitions About the World Are Usually Wrong | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
On flat-Earthers, science denial, and why teaching critical thinking isn’t enough.
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Great article on the misconceptions we develop as youngsters and how difficult it is to shake them as you grow older.
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Behavioural Economics — Slaw

Behavioural Economics — Slaw | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
What is behavioral economics? Behaviorial economics studies the effects of insights from psychology on economic decisions.
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How Data Beats Intuition at Making Selection Decisions

How Data Beats Intuition at Making Selection Decisions | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
An algorithm beats the experts at hiring
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Really? Hard data beats intuition.This could change HR departments around the world!

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