MISSUSE OF INFORMATION – what we don´t learn at university

by Kornelius Kraus [DS, MA]

Risk literacy is not taught at law, business or medical schools. Though, most presented statistical information are confusing and misleading the public. Sadly, the same is true for the sport industry. But everyone can learn to deal with uncertainty.

In 15 minutes, professor Gerd Gigerenzer teaches some simple principles how You can handle uncertainty.

SELECTED READINGS

Gigerenzer, G. [2014]. Risiko. Wie man die richtigen Entscheidungen trifft. btb-Verlag.
Gigerenzer, G. und Marewski, J.N. Surrogate Science: The Idol of a Universal Method for Scientific Inference. Journal of Management. 2014:1-20

THE AUTHOR

KORNELIUS KRAUS. Since 2006, he is taking care of athletes and youth athletes. Kornelius holds two masters, one in Sports Science and one in Philosophy of Science and Technology. Currently, he works on his doctoral research study at Munich University of Federal Armed Forces.