Survivor Bias: How We Look For Solutions With The Wrong Data

Survivor Bias: How We Look For Solutions With The Wrong Data

Survivor Bias During World War II, researchers examined planes that were damaged on missions but managed to return. In essence, they counted bullet holes. The thought was that these places that got hit needed to be strengthened and protected. Seems to make sense....
We Don’t Want To Believe. Thus We Don’t Prepare

We Don’t Want To Believe. Thus We Don’t Prepare

Ukraine Despite the massive buildup of Russian forces on their border, and the fact they’ve been in conflict with Russia for years from a previous invasion, less than 20% of Ukrainians thought that their country would get attacked. Even fewer prepared for the...
Why Do People Panic Buy Toilet Paper In An Emergency?

Why Do People Panic Buy Toilet Paper In An Emergency?

Hoarding We’ve all seen it. Whether in person or in film. Something bad is happening or going to happen and people rush to the stores and load their carts with—- toilet paper. As if that’s a priority. After all, we die after three days of no water. But toilet...