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07.03.2013 , 11:14 AM | #6
Quote: Originally Posted by chuixupu View Post
Janitor tripped over a cable.
Which caused hamster to go into a frenzy, jump off wheel, and begin devouring janitor. This in turn caused wheel to stall, and much panic in the internetz.
Judgments are often inaccurate because the brain relies on cognitive biases over hard evidence. Cognitive bias is the tendency to make irrational judgments in consistent patterns. Researchers have found that cognitive bias wreaks havoc by forcing people to make poor, irrational judgments.