How to cross the road`
Cognitive Impacts
Elizabeth Fuller
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by sayan51Photo by James Thompson
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Jason Pratt
Wednesday, July 3, 13
The Beatles at Abbey Road
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Bob Jagendorf
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Crossing against the
light
Photo by Jonchia
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by TheEntireMikey
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Andrew Grifith
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Camouflaged
Wednesday, July 3, 13
“I’m sorry.”`
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Rational Actors
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Cause and Effect
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by John Muk
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Rational Actors
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Cause and Effect
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Jamie Anderson
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Failed World View`
Wednesday, July 3, 13
The umwelt
"Different animals in the same ecosystem pick up on
different environmental signals...each organism
assumes its...
Photo by Andre Stoeriko
Wednesday, July 3, 13
"We have evolved as a
species to become
exquisite pattern finders."
Charles Seife
Proofiness: The Dark Art of Mathematical D...
Clustering Illusion
The tendency to see patterns where none exist.
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Zoik
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Law
Laws of Physics vs Laws of Man
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by OldOnliner
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by JP3G
Wednesday, July 3, 13
"Without an understanding
of randomness, we are stuck
in a perfectly predictable
universe that simply doesn’t
exist outsid...
Office Space (1999)
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Clappstar
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Rosenfield Media
Wednesday, July 3, 13
"To err is human."
Alexander Pope
An Essay on Criticism
Wednesday, July 3, 13
...to anticipate error
is practical
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Optimism Bias
The tendency to believe that one is less at risk of
experiencing a negative event compared to others.
Wikipe...
[graph of types of accidents]
Wednesday, July 3, 13
The Sound of Music (1965)
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Overconfidence Bias
People tend to grossly overestimate their abilities and
characteristics.
Wednesday, July 3, 13
“Bicycle Repairman” Monty
Python ()
Wednesday, July 3, 13
“Bicycle Repair Man”
Monty Python (1969)
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Nexus Causality
"For enlarged understanding, it is more accurate to
represent outcomes as caused by an intersection, or
ne...
Photo by Weslie Leung
Wednesday, July 3, 13
But it’s not all bad!`
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Mean World Syndrome
Violent media viewers believe that the world is more
dangerous than it actually is.
Wikipedia
“Mean Wo...
Cops
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Steven Pinker
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Fundamental
Attribution Error
Tendency to attribute other people’s behaviors to
their dispositional factors while attribut...
Photo by Kevin H
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by PhotoMonkey2K
Wednesday, July 3, 13
That randomness I was talking about...
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Randomness Follows Rules
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Doug88888
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Randomness coalesces
into predictability
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Photo by Niallsco
Wednesday, July 3, 13
With a set of rules, all we need
to do is look for outliers.
Wednesday, July 3, 13
Wednesday, July 3, 13
"We are part of
the unfolding
world, surfing
the chaotic
waves."
Rudy Rucker
Jim and the Films
THE END
QUESTIONS, CORRECTIO...
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How To Cross The Street: Cognitive Impacts

  1. 1. How to cross the road` Cognitive Impacts Elizabeth Fuller Wednesday, July 3, 13
  2. 2. Photo by sayan51Photo by James Thompson Wednesday, July 3, 13
  3. 3. Photo by Jason Pratt Wednesday, July 3, 13
  4. 4. The Beatles at Abbey Road Wednesday, July 3, 13
  5. 5. Photo by Bob Jagendorf Wednesday, July 3, 13
  6. 6. Wednesday, July 3, 13
  7. 7. Crossing against the light Photo by Jonchia Wednesday, July 3, 13
  8. 8. Photo by TheEntireMikey Wednesday, July 3, 13
  9. 9. Photo by Andrew Grifith Wednesday, July 3, 13
  10. 10. Camouflaged Wednesday, July 3, 13
  11. 11. “I’m sorry.”` Wednesday, July 3, 13
  12. 12. Rational Actors Wednesday, July 3, 13
  13. 13. Cause and Effect Wednesday, July 3, 13
  14. 14. Photo by John Muk Wednesday, July 3, 13
  15. 15. Rational Actors Wednesday, July 3, 13
  16. 16. Cause and Effect Wednesday, July 3, 13
  17. 17. Photo by Jamie Anderson Wednesday, July 3, 13
  18. 18. Failed World View` Wednesday, July 3, 13
  19. 19. The umwelt "Different animals in the same ecosystem pick up on different environmental signals...each organism assumes its umwelt to be the entire objective reality out there...[it is] limited knowledge, of unobtainable information, of unimagined possibilities" David Eagleman Wednesday, July 3, 13
  20. 20. Photo by Andre Stoeriko Wednesday, July 3, 13
  21. 21. "We have evolved as a species to become exquisite pattern finders." Charles Seife Proofiness: The Dark Art of Mathematical Deception Wednesday, July 3, 13
  22. 22. Clustering Illusion The tendency to see patterns where none exist. Wednesday, July 3, 13
  23. 23. Photo by Zoik Wednesday, July 3, 13
  24. 24. Law Laws of Physics vs Laws of Man Wednesday, July 3, 13
  25. 25. Photo by OldOnliner Wednesday, July 3, 13
  26. 26. Photo by JP3G Wednesday, July 3, 13
  27. 27. "Without an understanding of randomness, we are stuck in a perfectly predictable universe that simply doesn’t exist outside our heads.” Charles Seife Proofiness: The Dark Art of Mathematical Deception Wednesday, July 3, 13
  28. 28. Office Space (1999) Wednesday, July 3, 13
  29. 29. Photo by Clappstar Wednesday, July 3, 13
  30. 30. Photo by Rosenfield Media Wednesday, July 3, 13
  31. 31. "To err is human." Alexander Pope An Essay on Criticism Wednesday, July 3, 13
  32. 32. ...to anticipate error is practical Wednesday, July 3, 13
  33. 33. Optimism Bias The tendency to believe that one is less at risk of experiencing a negative event compared to others. Wikipedia “Optimism Bias” Wednesday, July 3, 13
  34. 34. [graph of types of accidents] Wednesday, July 3, 13
  35. 35. The Sound of Music (1965) Wednesday, July 3, 13
  36. 36. Overconfidence Bias People tend to grossly overestimate their abilities and characteristics. Wednesday, July 3, 13
  37. 37. “Bicycle Repairman” Monty Python () Wednesday, July 3, 13
  38. 38. “Bicycle Repair Man” Monty Python (1969) Wednesday, July 3, 13
  39. 39. Nexus Causality "For enlarged understanding, it is more accurate to represent outcomes as caused by an intersection, or nexus, or factors" John Tooby Nexus Causality, Moral Warfare, and Misattribution Arbitrage Wednesday, July 3, 13
  40. 40. Photo by Weslie Leung Wednesday, July 3, 13
  41. 41. But it’s not all bad!` Wednesday, July 3, 13
  42. 42. Mean World Syndrome Violent media viewers believe that the world is more dangerous than it actually is. Wikipedia “Mean World Syndrome” Wednesday, July 3, 13
  43. 43. Cops Wednesday, July 3, 13
  44. 44. Steven Pinker Wednesday, July 3, 13
  45. 45. Fundamental Attribution Error Tendency to attribute other people’s behaviors to their dispositional factors while attributing one’s own actions to situational factors. Wikipedia “Attribution” Wednesday, July 3, 13
  46. 46. Photo by Kevin H Wednesday, July 3, 13
  47. 47. Photo by PhotoMonkey2K Wednesday, July 3, 13
  48. 48. That randomness I was talking about... Wednesday, July 3, 13
  49. 49. Randomness Follows Rules Wednesday, July 3, 13
  50. 50. Photo by Doug88888 Wednesday, July 3, 13
  51. 51. Randomness coalesces into predictability Wednesday, July 3, 13
  52. 52. Photo by Niallsco Wednesday, July 3, 13
  53. 53. With a set of rules, all we need to do is look for outliers. Wednesday, July 3, 13
  54. 54. Wednesday, July 3, 13
  55. 55. "We are part of the unfolding world, surfing the chaotic waves." Rudy Rucker Jim and the Films THE END QUESTIONS, CORRECTIONS, OR DEVASTATING CRITICISM? ELIZABETH.FULLER@RAZORFISH.COM @JUMPINGSHIP Photo by Roeyahram Wednesday, July 3, 13

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