National Association of Christian Ministers

Answering His Call Is Our Purpose

HINDSIGHT BIAS

HINDSIGHT BIAS

Hindsight bias is the tendency to think that we could have predicted the future. Often this bias is followed by the words, "I knew that", or "everyone knows that".

Please follow this link and read the article:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindsight

Assignment Questions:

How have you been guilty of this bias in times past?

How can you prevent yourself from making this mistake in the future?

How can you deal with a person in whom you know has made this mistake unknowingly?