Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
OSU expert warns of “hindsight bias” in Columbia probe
Earlier this year the space shuttle Columbia was lost when it tried to reenter earth’s atmosphere. In the months that followed NASA began an investigation into the shuttle disaster. Ohio state university professor David Woods advised the Columbia accident investigation board as they examined the causes leading to the disaster. Woods is a professor in the institute for ergonomics and co-director of the cognitive systems engineering lab at Ohio State University. He spoke with WOSU’s Carolyn Gramling about the impact that a psychological effect called hindsight bias could have on public perceptions of the board’s report. Click the Listen link to hear Carolyn’s interview with professor Woods.