Focus on outliers creates flawed snap judgments

Journal Reference: Mel W. Khaw, Rachel Kranton, Scott Huettel. Oversampling of minority categories drives misperceptions of group compositions. Cognition, 2021; 214: 104756 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104756 Not very, according to new research from Duke University. In an experimental study, researchers found that participants consistently erred in estimating the proportion of men and women in a group. And … Read more

Repeal of corona rules: World Medical President criticizes “little judges” for judgments on 2 G

Repeal of corona rules World Medical President criticizes little judges

WSenior physician Frank Ulrich Montgomery has sharply criticized Richter for judging corona measures. “I bump into the fact that little judges stand up and, like in Lower Saxony, 2 G in the retail trade because they do not consider it proportionate,” said Montgomery of the newspaper Die Welt, according to an advance notice on Sunday. … Read more