Heuristics

Heuristics

Published on 25 June 2021
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Heuristics
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By Alexia Williams
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What is a heuristic?
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A mental shortcut that helps us make decisions and judgments quickly
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Availability Heuristic
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Representativeness Heuristic
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Base-rate Heuristic
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Availability Heuristic
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Mental shortcut which helps us make a decision based on how easy it is to bring something to mind
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Representativeness heuristic
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A mental shortcut which helps us make a decision by comparing information to our mental prototypes
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Base-rate heuristic
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A mental shortcut which helps us make a decision on probability
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Conclusion
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Heuristics can be helpful but can also lead to errors in thinking
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Credits:
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Author: Alexia WIlliams
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Video and Image Credits
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References
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YouTube. (2015). Types of Heuristics Availability, Representativeness & Base. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSFHFfevfms &t=240s.
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Burton, C. (n.d.). Take Online Courses. Earn College Credit. Research Schools, Degrees & Careers. Study.com | Take Online Courses. Earn College Credit. Research Schools, Degrees & Careers. https://study.com/acad emy/lesson/heuristics.html.