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pernicious : having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way. prone: likely to or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something, typically something regrettable or unwelcome. Hindsight bias has pernicious effects on the evaluations of decision makers. Consider low-risk surgical intervention in which an unpredictable accident occurred that caused the patient’s…

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Bleak: (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements. Synonyms: bare, exposed, desolate, stark, desert, lunar, open, empty, windswept, treeless Unravel: undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads). Climate scientists offer a similarly bleak view, fearing that Trump will quickly unravel President Barack Obama’s legacy and that “the world, then, may have…

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  plausibility: probability, possibility, likelihood, chance, odds The evaluation of plausibility and coherence does not suggest an answer to the probability question. plausibility: olasılık, makul olma, akla yakınlık Akla yakınlık ve tutarlılık değerlendirilmesi olasılık sorusu için bir cevap önermez. You can share it!! FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrPinterestRedditFlattrDiggBufferemailStumbleUpon

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arbitrary: based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system. rationing: allow each person to have only a fixed amount of (a particular commodity). ploy: a cunning plan or action designed to turn a situation to one’s own advantage.     Anchoring effects explain why, for example, arbitrary rationing is an effective marketing ploy.…

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By now you should be convinced that anchoring effects-sometimes due to priming, sometimes to insufficient adjustment-are everywhere. The psychological mechanisms that produce anchoring make us far more suggest-people who are willing and able to exploit our gullibility. gullibility – credulousness In Turkish: gullibility – saflık Şimdiye kadar çapa etkilerinin- bazen ateşleme, bazen yetersiz düzeltmeler nedeniyle-her…

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An intention to answer one question evoke another, which was not only superfluous but actually detrimental to the main task. superfluous: unnecessary, especially through being more than enough. detrimental: tending to cause harm. In Turkish: detrimental :zararlı superfluous: gereğinden fazla, fazla, bol bol Bir soruyu cevaplama niyeti sadece fazla değil ama ana görev için zararlı…