counterintuition

coun·ter·in·tu·i·tion

 (koun′tər-ĭn′to͞o-ĭsh′ən, -tyo͞o-)
n.
Intuition that is contrary to what one would expect.
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Religion's evolutionary landscape: Counterintuition, commitment, compassion, communion.
accomplished just such a counterintuition about the jury.
Mauboussin, Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition 22 (2009) (arguing that "[d]eveloping and recognizing a full range of outcomes is the best protection against the anchoring effect if you are sitting on the other side of the negotiating table").
Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition is a fine pick for any business collection strong in management issues, and addresses some of the predecessors of bad mistakes.
Arthur Gibson, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, for discussions over the years of the concepts of deviant knowledge and counterintuition and for having read and commented on a first draft of this paper.
And that was perverse pop counterintuition at its best -- just as strong and potentially worldbeating as what might be its opposite, the functional party-hard surfaces of Swedish House Mafia's techno.
s efforts to secure coverage for the reconstruction of the World Trade Center, began with a masterstroke of counterintuition spearheaded by Shari Natovitz, the developer's vice president of risk management.
The quantum world where counterintuition reigns supreme is couched in uncertainty as epitomised by Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.
This continuum of counterintuition affords his oeuvre its ongoing claim to the awesome ambition from which the other grand Pleiades working in the wake of Joseph Beuys--Gerhard Richter, Georg Baselitz, Sigmar Polke, Markus Lupertz, Jorg Immendorff, A.
The charge of counterintuition, of course, is hardly sufficient to impel states to cooperate further and does not alone make the case for greater global governance, but it does set the scene for the other arguments that follow.
Mauboussin, Chief Investment Strategist at Legg Mason Capital Management, and Adjunct Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School, talks about these rules in his recent book, Think Twice-Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition, published by Harvard Business Press.
This article was adapted from his most recent book, Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition, published by Harvard Business Press in 2009.
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