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Cognitive Bias — Part 1: What they are. What they do.

Distortions in judgments and decisions

Cognitive bias is a term that refers to the ways in which the human mind is inclined to process information in ways that may lead to inaccurate or distorted outcomes (Haselton, Nettle & Andrews, 2005). These biases represent systematic patterns of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment and thus can…

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Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

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Writer and university professor researching media psych, generational studies, human and animal rights, and the intersection of art and psychology