The egocentric bias – The tendency for people to... - Deepstash

  • The egocentric bias – The tendency for people to overestimate their own contributions and downplay the contributions of others.
  • The false uniqueness bias – The tendency for people to believe they’re more different from others than they actually are. People tend to underestimate the number of others who share their positive traits and overestimate the number who share their negative traits.
  • The following biases often underlie misunderstandings and conflicts:
  • The focusing illusion refers to the brain’s tendency to select certain things, focus on those things and ignore others.


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