20 cognitive biases that mess up decisions

Posted: September 27, 2015 in bias, decision making
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You make thousands of rational decisions every day — or so you think.

From what you’ll eat throughout the day to whether you should make a big career move, research suggests that there are a number of cognitive stumbling blocks that affect your behavior, and they can prevent you from acting in your own best interests.

Here are the most common biases that mess up our decision-making, compiled by Business Insider.

http://www.businessinsider.com/cognitive-biases-that-affect-decisions-2015-8

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