When are heuristics superior

When are heuristics superior

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Against popular belief, there are instances where simple heuristics are not only faster and easier to apply, but they can reliably outperform more complex and exhaustive algorithms. The reason for this is uncertainty of natural environments and the decreased variability of heuristics in response to complex worlds.
Tags:
decision making, psychology, cognitive psychology, cognition, heuristics, algorithms, uncertainty, variance, error
Duration:
00:06:46