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pangel comments on Fictional Bias - Less Wrong

0 Post author: thomblake 02 April 2012 02:10AM

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Comment author: pangel 01 April 2012 04:40:54AM *  12 points [-]

I understood the introductory question as "Frodo Baggins from the Lord of the Rings is buying pants. Which of these is he most likely to buy?", and correctly answered (c). I suggest rephrasing your question to ensure that it actually tests the reader's fictional bias. Also, Szalinski in Journal of Cognitive Minification is a nice one.