Why are Your Decisions Misfiring? The Answer is 42

Eric Fernandez, on his blog The Royal Society of Account Planning has posted an excellent visual guide to cognitive biases. He lists 105 in total, including 42 directly related to decision-making. Many of the other biases are relevant to teams and businesses.

My personal favorite? The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy: adjusting the hypothesis after the data have been collected, making it impossible to evaluate the hypothesis in the first place.

Cognitive Biases – A Visual Study Guide by the Royal Society of Account Planning

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