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TitleCalculated risks : how to know when numbers deceive you / Gerd Gigerenzer.

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LOCATIONCALL #STATUS
 General Collection QA273.15 .G54 2002  AVAILABLE
Description
viii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 281-296) and index.
Contentspt. 1. Dare to know -- 1. Uncertainty -- 2. The illusion of certainty -- 3. Innumeracy -- 4. Insight -- pt. 2. Understanding uncertainties in the real world -- 5. Breast cancer screening -- 6. (Un)informed consent -- 7. AIDS counseling -- 8. Wife battering -- 9. Experts on trial -- 10. DNA fingerprinting -- 11. Violent people -- pt. 3. From innumeracy to insight -- 12. How innumeracy can be exploited -- 13. Fun problems -- 14. Teaching clear thinking.
SubjectProbabilities -- Popular works.
Mathematical statistics -- Popular works.
Uncertainty -- Popular works.
Local Subj.Resources for College Libraries. (RCL)
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