15 notes tagged with "cognitive-bias"

Availability Heuristic

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

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Published on a month 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 8 months 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 2 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 a month 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 2 months ago

Substitution Heuristic

We substitute the actual question with an easier to answer question. Eg. "Will this man be a good secretary" becomes "Does this man fit my…

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Published on a month ago

Thinking Fast and Slow, Blinkist

Summary of the [ Thinking Fast and Slow ] book. Does not cover the things mentioned in the other note. Heuristics Mental shortcuts to…

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

Published on a month ago

Thinking in Bets - Annie Duke - Talks at Google

Uncertainty comes from... Hidden Information Chance Our brain tend to make these mistakes... More prone to make false positive errors. We…

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

Published on a month ago

Thinking in Bets

Beliefs are bets on the future. If we think of our belief/decision as bets, we would be more open to challenge/change it, rather than be…

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

Published on a month ago

Ulysses Contract

Know the list of areas that you will generally be biased in(eg. I have a tendency to have a positive bias) - so that you can be more mindful…

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

Published on a month ago

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