Cognitive biases can distort the way we interpret information, leading to false perceptions of reality, and affecting our ability to reason. Biases also prevent us from considering diverse perspectives, weighing evidence objectively, and relying on accurate information to make decisions. As a critical thinker, being aware of cognitive biases can help you actively challenge and limit their influence.
There are far too many cognitive biases to list in this tutorial (see cognitive bias codex) but this video explains twelve common ones. Listen attentively, then attempt the drag-and-drop activity that follows.