Topic: Cognitive Biases, Heuristics, Patterns, and Problem-Solving Strategies

For this discussion board conversation, pick one of the following cognitive biases, heuristics, patterns, or problem-solving strategies to define and provide an example of how you have seen this phenomenon in action in your own life:

only pick one!

Cognitive Bias Belief-bias effect, Confirmation bias, Hindsight bias, My-side bias

HeuristicRepresentativeness, Availability, Anchoring and adjustment

Pattern Mental set, Functional fixedness, Stereotype threat, Framing effect

Problem Solving Analogy approach, Means-end heuristic, Hill-climbing heuristic,             Situated- or embodied cognition approach

Define the chosen phenomenon.

Provide a detailed example of the phenomenon that you have experienced yourself or have observed in others.

Evaluate the consequences of this phenomenon (positive or negative) in your example.

Type of assignment: Coursework

Subject: Psychology

Pages: 1/275

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