From: "Stuart, Ralph" <Ralph.Stuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Cognitive bias cheat sheet
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:51:48 +0000
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FYI, there's an interesting blog post that outlines and organizes WikipediaČ??s list of 150 or so cognitive biases into a set of reasonably coherent groups. Many of these relate to safety decision making and are influences on people'e decision-making that safety cultures need to take into account. The blog posts identifies 4 basic problems that these biases present:

Problem 1: Too much information.
Problem 2: Not enough meaning.
Problem 3: Need to act fast.
Problem 4: What should we remember?

For those more graphically inclined, a infographic version of the groupings are included.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Keene State College


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