Cognitive biases are unconscious in that they often happen without our intention or awareness. In fact, we all have a bias blind spot – most of us believe we are less biased than everyone else.
Every week, I send a video nugget out to my subscribers about brainy topic that I find fascinating. Recently, I shared one about the Dunning-Kruger Effect – an unconscious cognitive bias whereby people who are incompetent at something are unable to recognize their own incompetence. It’s a fascinating explanation of why the most incompetent people are often the most confident in their abilities.
It’s just one example of over 200 known biases. Most of us are not very good at seeing them in ourselves. It’s called the bias blind spot, and while some people are more susceptible to it than others, we all have one.
Learn more about the bias blind spot here ⤵︎