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Category Archives: Cognitive biases

The American Dunning-Kruger Epidemic (Or Why Ignorant People Are So Sure They’re Right)

This article was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper It’s time to address an epidemic in the United States. It’s one that could be deadly, particularly to liberty. It’s an epidemic of Dunning-Kruger. It’s why ignorant people are so certain that they’re right. What’s that, you ask? The Dunning Kruger effect is […]

Every Single Cognitive Bias In One Infographic

The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it’s also extremely flawed at times. Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called “cognitive biases”, that can affect both our thinking and actions. These biases, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins points out, can lead to us extrapolating information from […]

TRUMPED: Understanding Cognitive Biases in the Markets

As investors and traders, if we want to be good at what we do, we need to be objective.  We can’t get emotional.  We all know this, but – it’s not easy!  Humans are emotional creatures and that’s why we trade algorithmic systems.  We want to make money, and not have huge losses.  The best […]