The Role Cognitive Biases Played in the Spread of COVID-19
We make decisions all the time, yet even the smartest and most experienced among us make frequent and predictable errors as a result of all too common cognitive biases. What are some of those biases? And which ones have come into play as government and others make decisions about the COVID 19 pandemic? To find out, it’s a pleasure to have with us, Olivier Sibony, the author of a fascinating new book called You’re About to Make a Terrible Mistake! How Biases Distort Decision-Making and What You Can Do to Fight Them.