Development of a test of cognitive bias in medical decision making.

  title={Development of a test of cognitive bias in medical decision making.},
  author={Paul J Hershberger and H M Part and Ronald J. Markert and Samuel M Cohen and William W. Finger},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={69 10},
PURPOSE To develop an inventory to measure the influence of cognitive biases on medical decisions. METHOD The Inventory of Cognitive Biases in Medicine (ICBM) consists of 22 medical scenarios in which respondents choose between alternatives that represent bias-prone or statistically based decisions. In 1992 and 1993 the ICBM was administered to 102 medical students and residents and 318 physician faculty at the Wright State University School of Medicine. RESULTS The statistically correct… CONTINUE READING

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