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 3 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 4 months ago

Dunning–Kruger Effect

Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability. People who don't know much…

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 4 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 4 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 3 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 a month 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 a year 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 4 months ago

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