Cognitive Biases - What They Are and How to Avoid Them

How do Mental Shortcuts Influence our Decision-Making?

Examine how decision-making processes are more complicated than they appear, and how mental shortcuts make most of the decisions we undertake in our daily lives.

What Is The Anchoring Bias, And How Does It Impact Our Decision-Making?

When the human brain is faced with too much information, it compensates for its limited processing capacity using mental shortcuts.

What are Cognitive Biases Related to Memory, and How Can We Overcome Them?

The breadth of information we encounter daily challenges our brain’s limited memory capacity. As such, the brain optimizes storage capacity using a few mental tricks.

What Insights Can We Gain From an Evolutionary Perspective on Cognitive Bias?

Round out this Pathway with an evolutionary perspective on cognitive bias.

What Cognitive Biases Arise from Urgency?

Taking the time to deliberate on every decision we make can be exhausting and time-consuming. There are shortcuts for that – shortcuts aplenty.

How can Nudge Theory Change Behavior?

Take a look at further research being done in the realm of cognitive bias.

What Is The SEEDS Model, And How Can It Be Used To Mitigate Bias?

Halvorson and Rock’s SEEDS model proposes five categories of cognitive biases and their corresponding mitigation strategies.

What is Behavioural Strategy, and How can Businesses Mitigate Cognitive Bias in Their Decision-Making Processes?

Take a look at how businesses use behavioral strategy to mitigate the effects of cognitive bias on their organization.

What are some Cognitive Biases that Result from Ambiguity?

Humans create their own stories to fill in gaps where meaning is lacking, resorting to generalizations and simplifications as a way of adapting.

Cognitive Bias in Everyday Context

Much is said about the repercussions of unchecked cognitive biases. This tile examines how cognitive bias impacts different aspects of our everyday lives.

What are Cognitive Biases? – Introduction

What are the underyling biases that affect our decisions? How can we identify them? What can we learn from them?