Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgement – 015

Behavioral economics is one of the most fascinating and useful subjects to study in my opinion. The authors of Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgement are some of most celebrated researchers in that arena. This book however deals with a different problem in systems created by humans. Noise is more statistical in some ways than behavioral, but it creates all kinds of problems whenever there is a human being making judgements. What happens when teachers grade papers or judges make rulings that aren’t always consistent, and how can we stop that? Listen to this episode to find out!

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