Find and Consider Important Information

Episode 6

Consciously considering information needs and gathering useful information before we act is essential to good decision-making.

Useful information is anything we know, would like to know, or should know that might influence our decisionmaking but that’s not under our control.

  • Explains how to assign probabilities to multiple possible outcomes
  • Encourages examining the reliability of various sources of information
  • Demonstrates how to use a tree to structure possibilities and probabilities, including calculation of conditional probability