cognitive bias



Common tendency to acquire and process information by filtering it through one's own likes, dislikes, and experiences. See also confirmation bias.

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  • There was a cognitive bias in what he was saying, because he was talking from his own perspective and it was not reliable.

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  • You need to understand what any cognitive bias says and do your best to make the right decision despite it.

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  • You should always try to not think about your cognitive bias and make all decisions based on what the analytics say.

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