Summary

  • When reading books and articles about the Russo-Ukraine Conflict, it is worth keeping in mind the possibility that you might be subject to cognitive bias. Worth noting this article from: 
Article title—How Cognitive Biases Influence How You Think and Act—URL……...verywellmind.com/what-is-a-cognitive-bias-2794963—Website title Verywell Mind Date accessed September 1, 2022 Date published July 19, 2020
  • 'A cognitive bias is a systematic error in thinking that occurs when people are processing and interpreting information in the world around them and affects the decisions and judgments that they make.'
  • Very Well Mind notes the following signs that you might be subject to cognitive bias:
    • Only paying attention to news stories that confirm your opinions
    • Assuming that everyone else shares your opinions or beliefs
    • Learning a little about a topic and then assuming you know all there is to know about it