Archive for the 'bias' Category

Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science – Magazine – The Atlantic

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

excellent article about trustworthiness of medical research

Laurie Santos: How Monkeys Mirror Human Irrationality | This Scientific Life

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Thinking in relative terms and “risk aversion” bias — TED presentation that shows that monkeys do that the same irrational biases that we humans do. (interesting, watch this if you can spare 20 min)