TED Talks: Kathryn Schulz on Being Wrong

PHOTO: Kathryn Schulz, Wrongologist, speaks during Session 12: Only If. If Only. in this March 4, 2011 file photo at TED2011 in Long Beach, Cali.

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Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility.

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