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From confirmation bias to false consensus, here are a few types of cognitive biases that project a false perception of reality.

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Negative cognitive bias: When we start to see ourselves as someone very negative, we also tend to grow a lot of bitterness for the world around us. This further causes distorted thinking patterns. (Unsplash)

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Confirmation bias: This is when we try to remember information that confirms our thoughts and decisions. This helps us to strengthen our case.(Unsplash)
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Confirmation bias: This is when we try to remember information that confirms our thoughts and decisions. This helps us to strengthen our case.(Unsplash)

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Self-serving bias: In the case of self-serving bias, we like to believe that our failures happened because of our situations, but our successes happened because of who we are.(Unsplash)
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Self-serving bias: In the case of self-serving bias, we like to believe that our failures happened because of our situations, but our successes happened because of who we are.(Unsplash)

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Availability heuristic: The examples that immediately come to our mind, further shape the judgments and the decisions we make.(Unsplash)
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Availability heuristic: The examples that immediately come to our mind, further shape the judgments and the decisions we make.(Unsplash)

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Naïve realism: In this case of cognitive bias, we like to believe that our version of reality is objective in nature, while others are uninformed or irrational.(Unsplash)
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Naïve realism: In this case of cognitive bias, we like to believe that our version of reality is objective in nature, while others are uninformed or irrational.(Unsplash)

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False consensus: In this type of cognitive bias, we always believe that people like and agree with what we think and believe.(Unsplash)
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False consensus: In this type of cognitive bias, we always believe that people like and agree with what we think and believe.(Unsplash)