Motivated reasoning

Mark Graber graber.mark at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 13 17:49:39 UTC 2017


For those with an interest in cognitive psychology, this is a fascinating look at 'motivated reasoning'.  I'm not sure how much of this is relevant to decision-making in diagnosis, but it certainly helps explain the tension many of us feel in having a political discussion these days ;<)

http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/more-evidence-for-motivated-reasoning/ <http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/more-evidence-for-motivated-reasoning/>

Mark L Graber, MD FACP
President, SIDM
Senior Fellow, RTI International
Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University, NY





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