RECOBIA - Reduction of Cognitive Biases in Intelligence Analysis

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Description of the RECOBIA project

The aim of RECOBIA was to improve the quality of intelligence analysis by reducing the negative impact of cognitive biases upon intelligence analysis. To this end, the 9 partners of the consortium made an assessment of cognitive biases and assessed how these biases affected the practice of intelligence analysis. Building on this initial assessment, best practices to reduce the negative impact of cognitive biases have been defined in the domains of software tools, training of analysts and organisational issues. 

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After three years of research, valuable participation from end-users, and ground-breaking findings, the RECOBIA project ended on 31 January 2015. 

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Brussels, 2 February 2015

The RECOBIA project found break-through solutions to improve the...

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