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Where a word, name or thing you just learned about suddenly appears everywhere.
Where people succeed because they think they should.
Where we take one positive attribute of someone and associate it with everything else about that person or thing.
Where everyone is overconfident on easy problems and not confident enough for hard problems.
People tend to flock together, especially in difficult or uncertain times.
The tendency to see past events as predictable.
The tendency for people to want an immediate payoff rather than a larger gain later on.
Where an idea causes you to have an unconscious physical reaction, like a sad thought that makes your eyes tear up.
Illusion of Control
The tendency for people to overestimate their ability to control events, namely, screaming sports fans.
Illusion of Validity
When weak but consistent data leads to confident predictions.
The tendency to seek information when it does not affect action.
We view people in our group differently than we would someone in another group.
Investing more money or resources into something based on prior investment, even if you know it's a bad one.
The tendency to put more emphasis on negative experiences rather than positive ones (Neuroticism).
Our expectations unconsciously influence how we perceive an outcome.