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

The Edge
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.


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

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