20 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…

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Published on 2 years ago

Confirmation Bias

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

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Published on a year 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 2 years 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 a year 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…

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Published on a year 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…

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Published on a year 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 a year ago

Status Quo Bias

We tend to favor decisions that continue the status quo. This is because of the comfort of the familiar. A way to check for this is the…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #cognitive-bias, #psychedelics, #rationality

Published on a year 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…

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

Published on a year ago

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