5. Choice-supportive bias.
When you choose something, you tend to feel positive about it, even if that choice has flaws.
Like how you think your dog is awesome - even if it bites people every once in a while.
7. Confirmation bias.
We tend to listen only to information that confirms our preconceptions - one of the
'many reasons it's so hard to have an intelligent conversation about climate change.
6. Clustering illusion.
This is the tendency to see patterns in random events.
Itis key to various gambling fallacies, like the idea that red is more or less likely to tum up on a roulette table after a string of reds.
8. Conservatism bia:
Where people favor prior evidence over new evidence or information that has emerged.
People were slow to accept that the Earth was round because they maintained their earlier understanding that the planet was flat.