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What Does Cognitive Bias Even Mean?

Simply put a cognitive bias is your judgement failing you, because of you, your perceptions, and your inclinations.

Your cognitive biases are patterns that you form. These cognitive biases impair, or rather affect your rationale, thus affecting your decision making. Essentially, what all this means is that your “social reality” is formed based on your “social experiences”. And all those experiences form patterns that affect your decision making.

20 Cognitive Biases & How They Affect Your Skills

Here’s a great infographic 1 that shows these 20 cognitive biases, and how it affects you, and your decision making skills.

It’s really interesting to know how your biases are formed, and how you can be aware of them at the time of making decisions, and choices.

  1. Infographic source: Business Week. 

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