« Sharks or Hippos? or the Attentional Bias

Shark vs Hippo

Who is deadlier Shark or Hippo?


The attentional bias (or availability bias) tricks us into believing things that are not true just because sharks get more media coverage than hippopotamuses and we pay more attention to shark-news.
Despite laziness being ingrained in our nature, we should resist the law of least effort and pay more attention and pursue the obvious.

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