Availability bias can cause us... - Deepstash

  • Availability bias can cause us to overestimate the risk of events like airplane crashes or terrorist attacks
  • It can also lead to underestimation of the risk of dying from diseases like cancer or diabetes
  • We need to be aware of the availability bias and think statistically, not just based on easy examples.

So next time you're making a decision based on perceived risk, remember to consider all the available information and try to avoid availability bias. 

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