“Is science bullshit?” asked John Oliver on Last Week Tonight. “No, but there is a lot of bullshit currently masquerading as science.” And so began his hugely entertaining twenty-minute take-down of crappy scientific studies and the way they’re reported.
Awareness of risk & Cognitive Bias is essential in business. Here is a list of 57 Cognitive Biases that effect "How We Think". People aren't as rational as we would like to think they are. Interesting area of study, plus further reading.
Why Did the New York Times Fall for a Dubious Study on What Makes Women Great Dancers?