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Texas Science Festival: The Fooled Brain: How we are easily misled when processing information and making decisions with Michela Marinelli
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 07:00pm - 08:30pm

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How do we navigate scientific and other information? And how do we know what to believe? This presentation by neuroscientist Michela Marinelli reviews basic principles that allow accurate interpretation of data in a world full of imprecisions, irrationality and lies. It will tap into notions from behavioral economics, experimental design and probability/statistics, with a sprinkling of psychology.