Outsmart Your Own Biases

We are all susceptible to decision-making biases, especially when we’re fatigued, stressed, or multitasking. In situations like this, we’re far from decision-ready we’re mentally, emotionally, and physically spent.

We cope by relying on intuitive System 1 thinking automatic judgments that stem from associations stored in memory and less on careful reasoning. Decision making becomes faster and simpler, but quality often suffers because our intuitions frequently lead us astray.

Other sources of bias involve flawed System 2 thinking e.....

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