Bias Blind Spot: Definition & Examples


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Select what is NOT true: human biases _____

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1. Another name for the Liking/Loving Heuristic is the _____ effect.

2. 'Do not set to sea in a storm' is a useful adage to remember the _____ Heuristic by.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet set to assess your knowledge of bias and blind spots. These questions will focus on what biases are and how they can be overcome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to see if you can explain:

  • The characteristics of bias
  • What to do once you have identified a blind spot
  • The different types of heuristics to remember

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about bias and bias identification in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the basic characteristics of human bias
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of heuristics and their characteristics

Additional Learning

If you would like a better understanding of this psychological topic, read the lesson titled Bias Blind Spot: Definition & Examples. This lesson will cover topics like:

  • The distorting effect bias has in personal reality
  • Examples of confirmation bias
  • Different ways emotional feelings can overpower logic