Topic XV. Heuristics & Biases
Context for this filter:
- B. CONCEPT ACQUISITION
- Availability heuristic: Cases in which people use how readily something comes to mind as a proxy for an estimate of its probability.
- Cautionary Quotes: Mistakes, Misconceptions, & Misunderstandings
- Availability Heuristic
- "How can you swim in the ocean? Haven't you heard about shark attacks?"
- C. CONCEPT APPLICATION
- Recognize and resist instances of the availability heuristic in everyday and scientific contexts.