Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases

If critical thinking was easy, everyone would do it.

Every day we are faced with cognitive challenges to effective thinking. From emotions to unchecked assumptions and ambiguous data, we constantly make decisions without applying the rigors of critical thinking. Cognitive biases are frequent barriers to rational thought and effective decision making, but we are rarely conscious of our own biases.

Here’s a great graphic from Business Insider that shows 20 of the most popular cognitive biases in decision making.

Also, be sure to check out their other articles on the topic:

 

Learn more about critical thinking by downloading the Think About It! eBook.

5 responses to “Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases”

  1. Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases | Pearson’s Critical Thinking Blog | Psych n Stats Tutor

    […] Source: Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases | Pearson’s Critical Thinking Blog […]

  2. Training Decision Making / Pelatihan Pengambilan Keputusan | PROSES PENGAMBILAN KEPUTUSAN

    […] Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases […]

  3. 3 Aturan Ketika Membuat Keputusan Yang Sulit

    […] Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases […]

  4. Macat – uma biblioteca digital com grandes ideias | Blog do Enio de Aragon

    […] Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases […]

  5. Macat – uma biblioteca digital com grandes ideias – Blog do Enio de Aragon – Inovações em tecnologia educacional

    […] Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases […]

Leave a Reply

Shares
%d bloggers like this: