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12 Cognitive Biases That Endanger Investors | The Big Picture
March 17, 2013
1. Confirmation Bias
2. In-Group Bias
3. Gambler’s Fallacy
4. Post-Purchase Rationalization
5. Neglecting Probability
6. Observational Selection Bias
7. Status-Quo Bias
8. Negativity Bias
9. Bandwagon Effect
10. Projection Bias
11. The Current Moment Bias
12. Anchoring Effect
8 Common Mistakes in How We Think and How to Prevent Them
From blog.bufferapp.com -September 30, 2013
What are the biggest thinking mistakes all of us do nearly every day? We've collected the 8 biggest thinking mistakes here today for you:
58 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Everything We Do
www.businessinsider.com — June 19, 2014
The Galatea effect, attentional bias, recency, and more.
57 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up How We Think
From www.businessinsider.com -September 1, 2013
The Galatea effect, attentional bias, recency, and more. ;
The dangers of unconscious bias in recruitment
May 29, 2012
May 29, 2012
Americans Choose Media Messages That Agree With Their Views
by Jeff Grabmeier
May 28, 2009
“We found that people generally chose media messages that reinforced their own preexisting views,” said Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick, co-author of the study and associate professor of communication at Ohio State University.
A Magician's Best Trick: Revealing a Basic Human Bias - Wall Street Journal
From www.wsj.com - January 1, 2015
Robert Sapolsky’s encounter with a magician reveals confirmation bias works. The lesson: Think critically about whether you’re only intermittently thinking critically.
Keith E Rice
UK SocioPsychologist Keith E Rice explores some of the more common cognitive biases which distort our thinking
Your brain lies to you
By Sam Wang and Sandra Aamodt
The New York Times
Jun 29, 2008
False beliefs are everywhere.
Sam Wang, an associate professor of molecular biology and neuroscience at Princeton, and Sandra Aamodt, a former editor in chief of Nature Neuroscience, are the authors of "Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life."
The Irrational Consumer: Why Economics Is Dead Wrong About How We Make Choices
JAN 16 2013
False Consensus Effect — PsyBlog
When we overestimate how much other people share our beliefs and behaviours.
How fake images change our memory and behaviour
Doctored images can affect what we eat, how we vote and even our childhood recollections. The question is why there’s nothing we can do to stop it.
Game-winning momentum is just an illusion
From www.sciencedaily.com - February 18, 2014
When a team goes on a multi-game winning streak, it has nothing to do with momentum, according to a new study. By examining varsity college hockey teams winning and losing record, researchers discovered that that momentum advantages don’t exist.
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