BIAS OF THE WEEK

Curse of Knowledge

Subjects tapped a tune with their fingers and predicted whether the otherswould recognize it 

They consistently overestimated how many people would recognize the tune

We tend to assume other have the same background knowledge we have – often wrongly

See the full study here :

Newton, E. L. (1990). The rocky road from actions to intentions. Stanford University.

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Decoy Effect

Status Bias

False Consensus Effect

Single Option Aversion