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TimS comments on Dunbar's Function - Less Wrong

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Comment author: TimS 07 June 2012 12:03:13PM 5 points [-]

I am confused by this exchange. When we talk about cognitive bias, we accept data that contradicts self-reports all the time. So there is substantial evidence that self-reports about mental processes are unreliable. But when the topic shifts to social norms, self-reports are considered reliable again? I notice I am confused.