50 Cognitive Biases In the Modern World

I find this compilation of cogntive biases fascinating. But then I’m biased towards things I find fascinating. (Don’t think I see that on the list.)

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The graphic here is a small screen grab of the entire thing but you can check out the full list at Visual Capitalist. You’ll find all of your favorites and I’m guessing at least a few new ones. (I hadn’t heard of the IKEA Effect before.)

Hat Tip to Cess Grotes on Mastodon for sharing this.

Author: Warner Crocker

I stumble through life as a theatre director and playwright as well as a gadget geek...commenting along the way. Every day I learn something new is a good day, so I share what I find exciting, new, stupid and often worthwhile.

One thought on “50 Cognitive Biases In the Modern World”

  1. Hello Warner! Very happy that Wicked Stage has entered Act 3!

    This is a fascinating read. I had also not heard of the Ikea Effect by name, but I did recall this 2014 blog post from Psychology Today that backs it up. Betty Crocker increased sales of their instant cake mix by making it a little less convenient – they removed the powdered egg, and a little bit of the guilt of convenience:


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