Heuristics for Cognition

July 3, 2009

Elan Dubrofsky

As humans we settle for “good enough” explanations that work most of the time for us, which is why we use heuristics. In this talk we’ll discuss common shortcuts that people take when thinking about things that may cause them to reach the wrong conclusion about everyday occurrences. FIRST EVER 2-PERSON UDLS. It’ll be epic. (hopefully not fail).