My Bias About Cognitive Biases

Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down by the mind before you reach eighteen. -Albert Einstein

While perusing my Medium feed lately, I’ve seen a flurry of articles about cognitive biases with titles such as: I am biased, Three reasons you jumped to the wrong conclusion, What Is The Anchoring Effect? and, of course, The Complete Guide to Cognitive Biases.

Several mention Daniel Kahneman and his book, Thinking Fast and Slow. In the 1970s…

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Author of Darwin’s Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion, a new take on the function and purpose of religion. http://www.darwinsapple.com

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Mitchell Diamond

Author of Darwin’s Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion, a new take on the function and purpose of religion. http://www.darwinsapple.com