Theory of Thin Slices

Idea behind thin slicing is that our mind can see overarching, significant patterns even with small samples. This means we can often make a snap judgement with a high rate of accuracy on little information or exposure.

You can be effective at thin slicing when:

  • You have lots of experience
  • You know what’s relevant

Sign Up for NextBigWhat Newsletter

Curated. Summarized. Important News. For free.