Biases That Influence Us Subconsciously - Deepstash

Biases That Influence Us Subconsciously

  • Bias from mere association seeing situations as identical because they seem similar.
  • Self-serving bias: Overly positive view of our abilities and future.
  • Confirmation bias: Looking for evidence that confirms our actions and beliefs.
  • Status quo bias and do-nothing syndrome: Keeping things the way they are. Includes minimizing effort and a preference for default options.
  • Bias from anchoring: Over-weighing certain initial information as a reference point for future decisions.
  • Bias from reciprocation tendency: Repaying in kind what others have done for or to us like favors, concessions, information and attitudes.
  • Bias from over-influence by liking tendency: Believing, trusting and agreeing with people we know and like.
  • Bias from over-influence by social proof: Imitating the behavior of many others or similar others. Includes crowd folly.
  • Bias from over-influence by authority: Trusting and obeying a perceived authority or expert.

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