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Bias 18 – Availability-Misweighing Tendency

25 Cognitive Biases - Bias 18 Availability-Misweighting Tendency

We overweight what’s easily available. A checklist or set of rules can help with this tendency. Man’s imperfect, limited-capacity brain easily drifts into working with what’s easily available to it. And the brain can’t use what it can’t remember or what it is blocked from recognizing because it is heavily influenced by one or more […]