When asked to interpret information and draw conclusions, people are prone to a number of well understood, unintentional errors in reasoning called cognitive biases. This POSTnote examines how cognitive biases affect reasoning and decision-making, and outlines strategies to minimise their influence in court.
|Publisher||Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 22 Oct 2015|
- unintentional bias, cognitive bias, court, justice, criminal justice