Women are nearly five times more likely to show an automatic preference for their own gender than men are to show such favoritism for their own gender, according to a study in the October issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Vol. 87, No. 4).
Survivorship bias is where one assesses a situation based on its positive aspects and does not consider the negative aspects. It is also known as survivor bias recognized in many spheres, including business, the military, academia, and everyday life.
Occurs when individuals or groups in a study differ systematically from the population of interest leading to a systematic error in an association or outcome.
You overestimate how much people notice how you look and act.
You’d rather do the opposite of what someone is trying to make you do.
You presume someone else is going to do something in an emergency situation.
If you believe you’re taking medicine it can sometimes ‘work’ even if it’s fake.
You unfairly favour those who belong to your group.
Your preference for justice makes you presume it exists.
You overestimate the likelihood of negative outcomes.