The Psychology of Probability

“We balance probabilities and choose the most likely. It is the scientific use of the imagination.” ~ Sherlock Holmes

One of the most important keys to open-mindedness is the effective use of probability, specifically epistemic probability. Knowing how to utilize probability effectively prevents the mind from clinging too tightly to any given thought or disposition.

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