We jokingly call them stinkin’ thinkin’, but they probably keep us alive.
Cognitive biases are subconscious mental shortcuts that we take. They allow us to deal with three facts of life:
The nearly 200 biases that have been cataloged in Wikipedia were organized into 13 strategies, also semi-conscious or subconscious, by a bright man named Buster Benson between 2016 and 2019. He seems to have moved on to other projects since then.
This video is an overview of that handy organization with one example from each of the three problems (Benson calls them “Conundrums”).
If you want to explore on your own, try https://busterbenson.com/biases/