Writing Task: How do Cognitive Biases Affect the Way We Think?
Are we really free when we decide something? Is our willpower independent? You probably did not question your ability to make decisions. However, the concept of cognitive biases shows that our mind tends to use past experiences, people around us or even trends when interpreting or deciding things.
Check the links below and learn about cognitive biases. Write an essay in which you discuss how cognitive biases affect the way we think. Give examples of different types of cognitive biases in your body paragraphs.
12 Cognitive Biases Explained – How to Think Better and More Logically Removing Bias
Cognitive Biases 101, with Peter Baumann
Cognitive Biases – The self-serving bias
Definitions, Examples and a Quiz on Cognitive Biases
How Cognitive Biases Influence How You Think and Act
Why Understanding Your Cognitive Biases Will Help Improve Your Life, Decisions and Relationships
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