Reviews and Recommendations; April/May/June 2009; Scientific American Mind; by Nicole Branan; Jascha Hoffman; Corey Binns; Erica Westly; 2 Page(s)
Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average
by Joseph T. Hallinan.
Broadway Books, 2009
In the early 1980s a group of Mayo Clinic doctors decided to look at old chest x-rays of patients who later developed lung cancer. The radiologists who had initially checked the scans had found them to be normal, but the team reexamining them saw that 90 percent of the tumors had actually been clearly visible.