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A/V CLUB: Getting To Know Your Cognitive Biases (Summer, 2012)

Four parts of a discontinued segment from the School Sucks Live Show. Cognitive biases are psychological tendencies that cause the human brain to draw incorrect conclusions. Such biases are thought to be a form of "cognitive shortcut", often based upon rules of thumb, and include errors in statistical judgment, social attribution, and memory.These biases are a common outcome of human thought, and often drastically skew the reliability of anecdotal and legal evidence. The phenomenon is studied in cognitive science and social psychology. -Wikipedia Our resource for these discussions: http://www.scribd.com/doc/30548590/Cognitive-Biases-A-Visual-Study-Guide

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