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Hindsight Bias

Posted Sep 14 2012 1:07pm

Think you knew it all along?

The culprit in last night’s whodunit … that was obvious. The neighbor busted for embezzling money from work … you knew he was up to no good. The outcome of last weekend’s Packers-49ers game … real fans know that good defense always trumps a flashy quarterback.

Maybe you have an incredible level of insight – it’s possible – or perhaps you’re simply suffering from what psychologists have termed “hindsight …

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