#confirmationbias #nazi #colors #morals #panic #calm #focus #probability #bodylanguage
People will see confirming evidence of their beliefs in the strangest of places, before they consider that their beliefs (or that “evidence”) might be incorrect. No one wants to be incorrect.
Colors influence our attitudes and behaviours.
A poorly-researched article causes people to freak out, this time about Amazon’s suggested items. What’s new?
Smile, be friendly, act interested in others. Go make some friends already!
Stay calm to stay focused. Sounds like our plan!
This article discusses Trump’s win of the 2016 election and how the media was blind to the data available. Our brains have a hard time understanding probability. So much depends on how the question is framed and what is left out of the equation. For myself, probability and the concept of “standard deviation” was never clearly explained — did you know that “standard deviation” isn’t really “standard” at all? That would have been nice to know in high school, perhaps I wouldn’t have been hung up on that confusing linguistic point.
Always good to understand, and use, body language!