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Biases can be categorized according to how they affect decisions

Chapter 4 Cognitive biases can lead to errors in decision making

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There are a large number of cognitive biases — far too many to explain or list here. There are ways of categorizing biases. Buster Benson Share this expert BB Buster Benson categorized biases into groups based on what the brain is trying to achieve for when they happen.

Filtering out excessive information

Recognising patterns and relationships

Making quick decisions

Remembering things for later

Because biases manifest automatically and unconsciously, they can be challenging to detect. But being aware that they exist and recognizing that there are limitations to our own cognitive and decision-making skills can help us to identify errors and learn from them to create decision making systems that can help us avoid them in the future.

Categorization of Cognitive Biases

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