Tuesday, April 8, 2008

And Behind Door No. 1, a Fatal Flaw (New York Times)

Really interesting article by John Tierney in the New York Times on cognitive dissonance.

"The Monty Hall Problem has struck again, and this time it’s not merely embarrassing mathematicians. If the calculations of a Yale economist are correct, there’s a sneaky logical fallacy in some of the most famous experiments in psychology."