Journal Article
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A cognitive forcing tool to mitigate cognitive bias—a randomised control trial.

O'Sullivan ED; Schofield SJ.

This simulation study randomized physicians to identify the correct diagnosis in a standardized case, either with the aid of a debiasing exercise or without any prompting. Even though the participants believed that the debiasing tool was effective, it did not improve diagnostic accuracy. These results underscore the challenge of enhancing diagnostic cognition.