Don’t always trust your mind!

Most of us assume that our brains “think” in a sensible and logical way. However, in reality, psychologists have found that the human brain has a tendency to make certain mistakes when thinking and this can make one think in very illogical ways. Such “thinking mistakes” can, with out one even realising it, make one make wrong judgments and decisions in one’s daily life. Thinking mistakes are extremely common and can happen to anyone.

This website explains, in a very easy to understand way, common thinking mistakes. This will help you to avoid making such mistakes in your own thinking.

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Negativity effect
Spotlight effect
Confirmation bias
All or nothing thinking
The illusion of truth
Halo effect
Sunk cost fallacy
Rosy retrospection
Anchor effect
Online nastiness
Dunning-Kruger effect
Counterfactual thinking
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