Gustavo Ballvé on September 3rd, 2012
Food for thought, Home, Mental models, Portfolio Management, Risk management, Science

Almost two years ago I posted about spotting lying CEOs, which was a reader suggestion. Now the same reader (keep’em coming!) has sent me an article from the CFA Institute, based on the same research on spotting liars, also mentioning the researcher’s book.

It made me think of another type of potential “misinformation” that is as hard or harder to detect: statistics. And while we’re at it, let’s go over some of the psychological traps that make us more susceptible to persuasion – including this funny TED talk about TED talks.

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