Dr Ram Kumar

Dr Ram Kumar’s Blog

19th October 2016

PSP’s Dr Ram Kumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist writes here in his blog on a range of issues affecting childhood neurological conditions. This time it’s all about ‘long term outcomes’.

Long-term outcome of a long-term outcome study

I was recently re-reading Daniel Kahneman’s “Thinking Fast and Slow” and cogitating very slowly on one of the key fallacies in life: The Planning Fallacy.

This is the thinking bias where you quote an optimistic time to completion of a project, task or study and worse still, actually believe what you say. Despite all previous experience that it never gets done that quickly.

Read more of Ram’s Blog here.





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