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Cognitive Bias Cheat Sheet

The recent "Cognitive bias cheat sheet" by Buster Benson attempts to take Wikipedia's list of cognitive biases (Anchoring, Availability, Base Rate Neglect, Confirmation Bias, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, etc.) and bring some order to the chaos. Particularly worth remembering is Benson's executive summary:

Or, as Benson explains each of those:

... not a bad start at a taxonomy of error and fallacy!

(cf. Big Biases (2014-01-09), Negative Thinking Patterns (2015-08-28), Cognitive Distortions (2015-09-28), Metacognition and Open Mindedness (2015-11-15), Characteristics of Superforecasters (2015-11-21), Mirror Fallacy (2016-03-10), ...) - ^z - 2016-09-30