Cognitive bias cheat sheet, simplified

Thinking is hard because of 4 universal conundrums.

Buster Benson
Jan 8, 2017 · 5 min read
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The 4 conundrums of the universe that lead to all biases

🙈 1st conundrum: there’s too much information

🔮 2nd conundrum: there’s not enough meaning

⌛️ 3rd conundrum: there’s not enough time & resources

💾 4th conundrum: there’s not enough memory

✨ A real cheat sheet

I’m sure real visual artists and designers could come up with a version of that cheat sheet that is 100% less ugly. If you do, post it as a reply to this post! In the meantime, that at least captures the highest level summary of how our brains deal with the 4 conundrums.

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Why Are We Yelling?

Learn the life-changing art of productive disagreement.

Buster Benson

Written by

Author of Why Are We Yelling?, a book about the art of productive disagreement. I run 750words.com. Previously product at Patreon, Slack, Twitter, and Amazon.

Why Are We Yelling?

Learn the life-changing art of productive disagreement.

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