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The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy: Avoiding Mental Traps in Decision Making

Introduction In the realm of decision making, humans are prone to various cognitive biases that can lead to irrational judgments. One such bias is the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy, a mental model rooted in human psychology that significantly impacts our day-to-day lives. This fallacy involves drawing false conclusions by cherry-picking data points after the fact, creating […]