The Cognitive Bias Codex: A Visual Of 180+ Cognitive Biases

A cognitive bias is an inherent thinking ‘blind spot’ that reduces thinking accuracy and results inaccurate–and often irrational–conclusions.

Much like logical fallacies, cognitive biases can be viewed as either as causes or effects but can generally be reduced to broken thinking. Some are so common that they are given names–and once named, they’re easier to identify, emphasize, analyze, and ultimately avoid.


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