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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Cut On the Bias

When it comes to decisions, avalanche education often centres itself around biases. ( Referred to as human factors. ) Here is some very high-end thinking on biases from Oxford University.

Feeling Rational:
The Role of Bias in Bias:
The Affect Heuristic:

Might make your brain hurt a bit, but that's a good thing, right?

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