Thursday, May 26, 2016

Better decisions............................Part Two

     We can develop this intuition by studying statistics, playing games like poker, thinking through life's potential pitfalls and successes, or helping our kids work through their anxieties by writing them down and patiently calculating the odds.  There are numerous ways to build a Bayesian instinct.  Some of them are as simple as looking at our past choices and asking ourselves:  Why was I so certain things would turn out one way?  Why was I wrong?

-Charles Duhigg,  Faster Smarter Better:  The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

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