meret118: “ white-aster: “ dieselpunkisdad: “ I have posted about survivorship bias and how it affects your career choices: how a Hollywood actor giving the classic “follow your dreams and never give...

meret118: “ white-aster: “ dieselpunkisdad: “ I have posted about survivorship bias and how it affects your career choices: how a Hollywood actor giving the classic “follow your dreams and never give...

Survivorship bias: Don't just depend on the success stories. We must consider failures in our efforts to understand what works. Take risks. Explore the unexplored.

Department of War Math! Great talk by David McRaney. Illustration by Brad Clark

Survivorship Bias

The Misconception: You should focus on the successful if you wish to become successful. The Truth: When failure becomes invisible, the difference between failure and success may also become invisib.

"5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions"  The Confirmation Bias: "Confirmation bias refers to our tendency to search for and favor information that confirms our beliefs while simultaneously ignoring or devaluing information that contradicts our beliefs."

5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions

Read this post to learn about the most common mental errors that derail your decision making and cause you to make emotional and irrational choices.

Survivorship Bias (Error)

Survivorship Bias (Error)

The Survivorship Bias convinces people that psychics are real

The Survivorship Bias convinces people that psychics are real

Which Halloween Costume Should You Wear? Ghostbusters but well maybe

"..what we call luck is actually a pattern of behaviors that coincide with a style of understanding and interacting with the events and people you encounter throughout life. Unlucky people are narrowly focused, he observed. They crave security and tend to be more anxious, and instead of wading into the sea of random chance open to what may come, they remain fixated on controlling the situation, on seeking a specific goal. As a result, they miss out on the thousands of opp..."

The Misconception: You should focus on the successful if you wish to become successful. The Truth: When failure becomes invisible, the difference between failure and success may also become invisib…

Fitness Professionals Fail to Understand Survivorship Bias

Fitness Professionals Fail to Understand Survivorship Bias

Craps against the high-rolling dark siders

Tailgunners, Falling Cats & Top Students: How to Overcome Survivorship Bias & Improve Schools During World War 2 a study was conducted as to where best to reinforce aircraft in order to cut...

Tailgunners, Falling Cats & Top Students: How to Overcome Survivorship Bias & Improve Schools

Tailgunners, Falling Cats & Top Students: How to Overcome Survivorship Bias & Improve Schools During World War 2 a study was conducted as to where best to reinforce aircraft in order to cut.

The Just-World Fallacy « You Are Not So Smart

The sunk cost fallacy is when someone makes a rational decision based on the future value of objects, investments and experiences. This article discusses how the popular computer game Farmville displays the sunk cost fallacy.

Survivorship bias: a symptom of our time. We see only the winners. The losers disappear from the record. Do you know the stories of the apps and entrepreneurs who never made it?

Survivorship bias: a symptom of our time. We see only the winners. The losers disappear from the record. Do you know the stories of the apps and entrepreneurs who never made it?

Survivorship bias - Wikipedia

Survivorship bias - Wikipedia

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