Posts Tagged ‘biases’

Cognitive Biases: Three Common Types Illustrated

In a world of information overload, we can fall victim to all sorts of cognitive biases. Since they can lead us to generate false conclusions, Visual Capitalist’s Jamie Robinson notes that it’s particularly important to understand what these biases are and how they work, as the consequences can become quite drastic.

Leader of opposition party in Venezuela assassinated

     Venezuelan politician German Mavare, leader of the opposition UNT party, died Friday after being shot in the head, an assassination that occurred in the western state of Lara, his organization said. “The board of the UNT expresses its deepest sorrow for the slaying of colleague German Mavare. We demand justice and an end to […]

Goldsmiths’ Islamic society president resigns over Twitter comment about homosexuality

From: A university’s Islamic society president has resigned after homophobic messages were found on his Twitter account following a row over a human rights activist’s speech. Muhammed Patel left the society at Goldsmiths, University of London after it was revealed tweets such as ‘homosexuality is a disease of the heart and […]

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