Infographic: 20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions (Business Insider)

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Source: Lebowitz, Shana and Samantha Lee, 20 Cognative Bias that screw up you decisions, Businessinsider.com, August 26, 2015, https://amp.businessinsider.com/cognitive-biases-that-affect-decisions-2015-8.


You make thousands of rational decisions every day – or so you think.

From what you’ll eat throughout the day to whether you should make a big career move, research suggests that there are a number of cognitive stumbling blocks that affect your behavior, and they can prevent you from acting in your own best interests.

Here are the most common biases that screw up our decision-making found by the authors (see Source).

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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