20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Risk Decision Making

20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Risk Decision Making Republished by request Thanks to Rob Long for sharing this – originally published here on Business Insider. Ever wondered why your decisions, risk assessments and incident investigations are not as objective as you may think? Rob Long defines cognitive bias (Here) as “a pattern of deviation in …

Bias – You Wonder Why Traditional Safety Can Never Work

Bias - You Wonder Why Traditional Safety Can Never Work The Way We Expect It To Just reading “Why We Make Mistakes” which is Chapter 12 of Rob Sams’ excellent new book Social Sensemaking. (yes, I am biased – read on and you could get a free copy!). In this Chapter, Rob refers to one …

Test Your Reaction Times

Test Your Reaction Times Not sure whether to thank Sheri Suckling for sending me this or not? It has occupied far too much of my time today. Sheri suggests that perhaps something like this could be developed to be used for testing cognitive functioning and fitness for work……? It is the closest thing I’ll ever …