8 cognitive biaises we need to stay aware. | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

This is an excellent piece for school administrators or anyone involved in the evaluation process to review.  We often rely on common sense. But there is a dark side to common sense that we need to stay aware of.  Sometimes our instincts will steer us the wrong way. Behavioral psychologists call this “cognitive bias”.  It will affect perceptions, it will affect objectivity, and it will affect relationships—in both positive and negative ways.  Here are eight common cognitive biases you might want to look out for in your organization.


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