Simple logic which many get wrong
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Simple logic which many get wrong

on

  • 699 views

There are times where your intuition may get in the way of logic, Try this exercise and find out.

There are times where your intuition may get in the way of logic, Try this exercise and find out.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
699
Views on SlideShare
699
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Simple logic which many get wrong Simple logic which many get wrong Presentation Transcript

  • Simple Logic which many get wrong Shared by Robin Low
  • Intuition• Intuition may serve you well, but if you don’t think deeper and use logic, you may be wrong!
  • • A bat and ball cost $1.10.• The bat costs one dollar more than the ball.• How much does the ball cost? View slide
  • Answer• If you have used your intuition, your answer will be $0.10• If you have used logic, you will answer $0.05 View slide
  • • Even Top students from Harvard, MIT with perfect SAT scores would get it wrong.• Many people are overconfident, prone to place too much faith in their intuitions. They apparently find cognitive effort at least mildly unpleasant and avoid it as much as possible.
  • • So even for some simple problems, you may need to put in more thought. They may not seem as easy as you think.
  • For more thought provoking and social media related articles, please visit: http://blog.newsocialmediabrand.com/