I have found (2011!) another source of faulty thinking items at http://youarenotsosmart.com/
And now to notice how long it has been since I last posted here (October 2011) and when I intended, but did not do any work on summarising! (May 2009).
Summarising is so tough.
My recent resolve to work weekly on a haiku poem requires me to do some of that summary overview thinking … so we will see if discipline in that area proves to be productive for 2013.
Cognitive Edge has identified a useful set of cognition hazards
- contrast effect
- sunk-cost effect
- out-group homogeneity
- Actor-observer contrasts
These connect with Ross Gittins’ recent expose (Sydney Morning Herald 07/04/2007),
- representative bias
- availability bias
- hindsight bias
- confirmation bias
- self-serving bias
and with my earlier, thesis-based collection
Now to see if I can summarise, synthesise and consolidate ….