Heuristic First and Think Second [...]

...rather than asking people to use individual thinking about dozens of factors around an issue weighted with careful precision, what Gigerinzer calls “positive risk” cultures do is decide the acceptable level of risk for a given endeavor, then work together to design simple procedures and heuristics that if followed encode the best insights of the field when applied within the domain. At the end of the procedures there’s the buffer — you’re free to look at the result and think “the heuristic just doesn’t apply here.” But you have to explain yourself, and what’s different here. You apply the heuristic first and think second. (Source)

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