BIAS OF THE WEEK

Blind Spot Bias

Participants were shown a list of cognitive biases and their effects

They consistently assessed themselves as less biased than the average fellow citizen 

We can identify biases in others, but often cannot recognise them in ourslves

See the full study here :

Scopelliti, I., Morewedge, C. K., McCormick, E., Min, H. L., Lebrecht, S., & Kassam, K. S. (2015). Bias blind spot: Structure, measurement, and consequences. Management Science, 61(10), 2468–2486. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2014.2096

Want to know more about biases?

Pratfall Effect

Confirmation Bias

Social Norms

Nostalgia effect