Why Stories + Examples > Facts + Statistics

by Jonathan Crossfield
Why is it my wife will always come home with a lottery ticket in a jackpot week? Statistically speaking, she is more likely to die in the car on the way to the shop than she is to win the $30 million draw. She knows this. I tell her often enough. Our brain knows the odds are stacked so far against us that it’s barely worth contemplating a lottery ticket as a sound investment.Read the full article