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Daniel Kahneman on the Problem Thornier Than Cognitive Bias

1 month ago   |   By Social Science Space

Daniel Kahneman in 2009.
Imagine two doctors presented with identical information about the same patient giving very different diagnoses. Now imagine the reason for the difference is because the doctors have made their diagnosis in the morning or afternoon, or at the beginning or the end of the week.
This is “noise” - the reason human judgements that should be identical vary - which Daniel Kahneman, one of the world's best-known psychologists and winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics, tackles in his latest book, Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment .
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