Whatever you FOCUS on you will be more sensitive to

“From the vault” – whatever you focus on on, you will be more sensitive to. In essence, when you focus on something, whether it is a task or something broader, you will pick up more variations in that focused area, but with it comes the danger of losing context and the big picture, as well as being overly sensitive or even prescribing patterns where there is little reason to.

David Stewart

A diagram showing various structures within the human brain

Confirmation bias The tendency to search for, interpret, focus on and remember information in a way that confirms one’s preconceptions.

List of fallacies

Cultural dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance

List of cognitive biases

Dunning–Kruger effect


Group cohesiveness

Delusion of Grandeur

Straw Man


The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Frog and the Scorpion

Boiling frog

Bystander effect

Morality and Abstract Thinking – How Africans may differ from Westerners

The brain drain produces many more losers than winners in developing countries

White Savior Complex

“White Savior Industrial Complex”

Pathological Altruism

Cargo cult

Hate Crime

The Moscow rules

OODA loop

Both Environment and Genetic Makeup Influence Behavior


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