Curiosity – Lirio Bias BriefLirio delivers results by drawing insights from hundreds of behavioral biases and theories. Our Bias Brief series walks through specific biases one by one, each thoughtfully selected from our long list of insights. Read on for a brief rundown on the chosen bias,...
Availability Bias – Lirio Bias Brief
Availability Bias is a mental shortcut that leads people to assume that things they can more easily recall are more likely to occur. As a result, people tend to weigh their judgments toward more recent information.
Temporal Landmark Effect – Lirio Bias Brief
Dates that stand out as being more meaningful—such as the start of a new week or financial quarter, a birthday, or a holiday— signal the start of a new, distinct time period. These “temporal landmarks” make people more motivated to pursue their goals because specific dates make it easier for them to mentally separate their past imperfections and failures from their future self.
Ingroup/Outgroup Bias – Lirio Bias Brief
Here we examine the tendency to favor members of one’s own group (“us”) over those in other groups (“them”). Ingroup/outgroup bias, # 8 on Lirio’s list, can have a huge impact on behavior—but will it be the impact you intended?
Omission Bias – Lirio Bias Brief
Omission bias can cause people to make irrational decisions rather than weighing the odds of each outcome. Learn about bias #149 and it’s implications in healthcare and beyond.