Take Two for November 7, 2012

The role of hindsight in the presidential election

US President Barack Obama winks

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President Barack Obama has won the race for the White House. Did you see that coming? As the saying goes, hindsight is always 20/20. Is there a way to catch ourselves from becoming know-it-alls after the fact?

Colin Camerer, a neuroscientist at the California Institute of Technology joins us to talk about the pros and cons of hindsight.

 


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