What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known?

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What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known?

It’s time for the annual Edge question. I don’t suppose you have time to read all 206 answers, so let me suggest three to you I found especially thought-provoking: the premortem, naïve reality and Bayes’ theorem. I am, though, slightly disappointed that they failed to include the bullshit asymmetry.


From Weekly Filet #222, in January 2017. More on: #, #

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