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Insisting that real memories are just figments of your imagination.

Example: Bill thinks he’s created the perfect slogan, forgetting that he heard it on TV.


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"Money doesn't buy class." ~ Kiana Tom

This is the second part of 50 cognitive biases, as tweeted by Elon Musk. These are a must read for understanding human behaviour, including our own.

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