Adjustment Biases

It’s a family of biases that describes the tendency to rely too much on first impressions, ideas or information when it’s time to make a decision.

Anchoring

It’s the tendency to evaluate objects and prices in a distorted way, since we are influenced by figures and information that we possess.

Satisficing

Strategy of decision-making that aims to obtain an adequate or satisfying result, instead of the optimal one. It’s the tendency to focus on the pragmatic side of things.

Halo Effect

It’s the tendency to extend a certain characteristic of an object to other fields, since we believe that it can be generalizable.

Confirmation Bias

It’s the tendency to look for information that confirm our ideas or convictions.

Premature Closure

In the medical sphere, it’s the tendency to make a diagnosis as soon as possible, with the risk of choosing the first diagnosis that we found.

Endowment Effect

We tend to evaluate what we possess as objects of value, regardless of their real economic value.

Disposition Effect

In economics, investors tend to sell assets with value and keep those with no value.

Jumping to Conclusions

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Selective Perception

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Experimenter's Bias

The researcher’s expectations tend to unconsciously modify the result of an experiment, so that they are close to what the experimenter expected.

Outcome Bias

Tendency to make a decision based on what happened before, but ignoring the developments of said past choices.

Sunk Cost Effect

Describes our tendency to follow through on an endeavour if we have already invested time, effort or money into it, whether or not the current costs outweigh the benefits..

Backfire Effect

It’s the tendency to strengthen our own opinion, when faced with evidence that disproves it.

Projection Bias

Tendency to believe that our preferences will not change with the passing of the years.

Pygmalion Effect

Tendency to adapt to the idea and representation that others have of the subject.

Law of Small Numbers

It’s the tendency to reaching an important conclusion based on little information or a small sample size.

Subjective Validation

It’s the tendency to consider an information as true if it has meaning for the subject, or if it confirms his ideas.

Aversion to Ambiguity

In the medical sphere, it’s the tendency of a doctor to make a diagnosis, even if it’s not necessarily the right one.

Labelling Bias

Tendency to have a negative perception of ourselves or others, based on a single error.

Arbitrary Inferences

It’s the tendency to make an interpretation of something without evidence supporting it or with evidence disproving it.

Ostrich Effect

In finance, it’s the tendency to ignore negative data and to “bury your head in the sand” like an ostrich.

Commitment Bias

It’s the propension to support our own convictions of the past, even if they were wrong.

Search Satisfying

In the medical sphere, it’s the tendency to conclude a research when something is found.

Posterior Probability Error

In the medical sphere, it’s the tendency to believe as plausible a diagnosis of a disease, based on what happened previously.

Semmelweis Effect

It’s the propension not to accept information or new evidence that is in contrast with common ideas.

Diagnostic Momentum

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Irrational Escalation

Tendency not to modify our own irrational behaviours, even if they brought negative results.

Congruence Bias

Tendency not to modify our own irrational behaviours, even if they brought negative results.

Unpacking Principles

In the medical sphere, failure in expressing all relevant information for a diagnosis can lead to losing possibilities. If something has a very accurate description, it is considered more probable.

Triage Cueing

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Psych-Out Error

In the medical sphere, it’s the tendency to erroneously diagnose a serious disease instead of a psychiatric condition.

Sutton's Slip

In the medical sphere, it’s the diagnostic strategy of making the most obvious choice, discarding all other less obvious possibilities.

All's Well Literature Bias

Bias that occurs in publications where data or theories that could contradict the theory proposed are not included.

Form Function Attribution Bias

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