The 5 Biggest Biases That Affect Decision-Making

Chris Weller explains how humans make thousands of decisions every day. However, our brains don’t give each decision equal attention — we take mental shortcuts.

“To brain scientists, these shortcuts are known as “biases.” They’re neither good nor bad; they just are. They help us in certain cases and hinder us in others. For instance, an expedience bias compels us to make decisions quickly. If we’re in a burning building, that may be valuable. But it might be disadvantageous if we’re conducting a performance review”.

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