Cognitive Bias is a complex topic. As learning designers, we should pay attention to some of these biases. This linked article discusses cognitive bias addressing 5 areas to be aware of when designing learning experiences. In the image link you will additionally find 11 more biases defined for your reference.
- information bias
- confirmation bias
- loss aversion
- group think
“A cognitive bias is a systematic error in thinking that occurs when people are processing and interpreting information and affects their decisions and judgments. It’s often a result of your brain’s attempt to simplify information processing.”
“Perceptions influence how we remember things, how we select information, and how we understand and interpret reality.”