16 notes tagged with "cognitive-bias"

Apophenia

Apophenia is the tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated or random things (such as objects or ideas…

Tagged with: #behavior, #psychology, #permanent-notes, #cognitive-bias

Published on a year ago

Availability Heuristic

You overestimate the probability of something that you hear more often/remember easily. Eg. We think accidents kill more people than strokes…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #cognitive-bias, #meta-cognition, #psychology

Published on 9 months ago

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias is the tendency to... search for interpret favorably favor recall information ... data/evidence in a way that confirms or…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #cognitive-bias, #psychology, #meta-cognition

Published on 10 months ago

Dunning–Kruger Effect

Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with low competence in a field overestimate their competence. You need a certain…

Tagged with: #psychology, #permanent-notes, #cognition, #cognitive-bias

Published on a year ago

Fundamental Attribution Error

We attribute the reason of our own(or of our friends) failures to the environment, but the failures of others(or our enemies) to their…

Tagged with: #meta-cognition, #cognitive-bias, #psychology, #behavior, #permanent-notes

Published on 10 months ago

Hindsight Bias

People tend to think that events could have been easily predictable AFTER the outcome is clear. The certainty that people attribute to their…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #psychology, #cognitive-bias, #meta-cognition

Published on 10 months ago

Memory is Unreliable Storage

Duration Neglect: We remember specific memory from an event rather than the total duration. Peak End Rule: We overemphasize what happens at…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #memory, #meta-cognition, #cognitive-bias, #psychology

Published on 9 months ago

Motivated Belief

Motivated Belief is when a person believes something because they want it to be true, not necessarily because that belief is supported by…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #belief, #psychology, #meta-cognition, #cognitive-bias

Published on 8 months ago

Motivated Reasoning

Motivated Reasoning is a Cognitive bias - we tend to accept/believe more easily and with less scrutiny things we think are correct . If we…

Tagged with: #rationality, #reasoning, #permanent-notes, #psychology, #cognitive-bias

Published on 2 years ago

Negative habits are to avoid a negative feeling

The unwanted habits or behaviors are triggered by a negative emotion that you want to get away from. The unwanted behavior is how you…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #psychology, #emotion, #meta-cognition, #cognitive-bias

Published on 10 months ago

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