Availability Bias: Discussing Who's Most Likely To Cheat On Their Spouse

“Why Are We All So Stupid?” explores the cognitive biases that lead us to make irrational decisions. This episode focuses on the availability bias, which makes us believe something is more likely because it’s easier to remember. Here’s why the news has broken our brains.

Watch other episodes of “Why Are We All So Stupid?”:

Overconfidence Bias: Asking Couples About Their Relationships

Anchoring Effect: Guessing How Many Jelly Beans Are In A Jar

Pricing Effect: Why A Higher Price Tag Makes Wine Taste Better

Endowment Effect: Trying To Buy People’s Lottery Tickets

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