List Of Cognitive Biases
We humans tend to be apprehensive of change, which often leads us to make choices that guarantee that things remain the same, or change as little as possible. Needless to say, this has ramifications in everything from politics to economics. We like to stick to our routines, political parties, and our favorite meals at restaurants.
People tend to pay more attention to bad news and it’s not just because we’re morbid. Social scientists theories that it’s on account of our selective attention and that, given the choice, we perceive negative news as being more important or profound.