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17. Just-World Hypothesis:

17. Just-World Hypothesis:

People believe that the world is fundamentally fair, leading to victim-blaming and a tendency to ignore systemic injustices. For example, someone might blame a victim of a scam for their gullibility, assuming they should have known better.

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Being an ambivert person, I am too much fond of reading, and always eager to learn.

These cognitive biases and mind traps influence decision-making, perception, and behavior in various aspects of our lives. Recognizing them can help us make more rational and informed choices.

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