8. May, 2020

Biases ...

11 Cognitive Biases That Influence Political Outcomes Infographic provided by Visual Capitalist at https://www.visualcapitalist.com/11-cognitive-biases-influence-politics/ 

A great topic and Infographic, especially in the current times with the Coronavirus and how politicians react to it.

"A bias is a tendency, inclination, or prejudice toward or against something or someone.", see  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/bias. "A category of biases, known as cognitive biases, are repeated patterns of thinking that lead to inaccurate or unreasonable conclusions."

I have to celebrate again, because you guys did beat the readers per week record. The new mark is 4,351 , what an unbelievable number 👍, cool stuff. As we are going so fast in the moment, the next big milestone, #300k overall readers is getting closer and we just need another 7,460 readers to go!!

Optimism is normal, but some fortunate people are more optimistic than the rest of us. If you are genetically endowed with an optimistic bias, you hardly need to be told that you are a lucky person - you already feel fortunate. -- Daniel Kahneman, Israeli - Psychologist Born: March 5, 1934,  https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/economic-sciences/2002/kahneman/facts/