Category: Everyday Science

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Types of Cognitive Biases in Decision Making

What goes into making a decision? Whether it’s a trivial one like choosing where to eat, or a life-altering one like a career change or migration, you can be sure that cognitive bias plays a huge role in that thought...

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Common Face Mask Myths and Misconceptions

Recent studies have shown that face masks help slow the spread of diseases within communities, even when worn by healthy individuals. This health tip is especially applicable in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, where asymptomatic transmission of the coronavirus...