Biases in thinking and decision making

IB Psychology: Biases in thinking and decision making

Although System 1 thinking is an efficient way to process the information we receive from the world around us (meaning that it is fast and uses minimal effort) it is also prone to errors because it depends on assumptions about the world which are sensible but which do not always match the complexities of the real world which are difficult to predict! These assumptions are often referred to as heuristics – a ‘mental...


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