The Optimism Bias

Graduate Student Contributes Research Article to the Scientific American Blog

Graduate student Kyle Hill recently wrote a piece for the Scientific American blog that examined a concept called the "optimism bias,"
and the difference between the perception of risk and actual risk of a situation.

Hill specifically looked at how the risks associated with smoking are viewed differently by smokers and non-smokers.
Read the full piece in the Scientific American blog

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Posted 12/7/2012