Cognitive Biases and Pseudoscience: Exploring (and Fighting) Your Hidden Bias


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Two of the most taboo topics in modern medicine.

In many cases, we are aiding and abetting our own cognitive biases that lead to a misdiagnosis.

It’s important that, as physicians, we take the time to recognize these unconscious biases, overcompensate when we need to and ask for opinions from trusted co-workers.

Often these are formed from experience all the way from childhood and it’s not always simple to identify them nor are they always negative.

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