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
Heuristic Representativeness, 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.