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Illusion of Validity

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Described in Thinking, Fast and Slow.

Illusion of validity is a cognitive bias in which a person overestimates their ability to interpret and predict accurately the outcome when analyzing a set of data, in particular when the data analyzed show a very consistent pattern—that is, when the data “tell” a coherent story

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illusion_of_validity

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