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The GI Joe Fallacy: knowing is not half the battle | Interrobang Magazine

Knowing is not half the battle.

An illustration of a hot air balloon getting inflated.

Laurie Santos and Tamar Gendler, both at Yale University, have coined a fallacyThe GI Joe Fallacy. This fallacy is the common idea that knowing is half the battle.

When it comes to the cognitive biases that shape human and nonhuman animal behaviour, knowing about the fallacy is not enough. Speculating, Santos thought that knowing is perhaps a tenth of the battle.

Source: The GI Joe Fallacy: knowing is not half the battle | Interrobang Magazine

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