11 cognitive biases that influence politics

A Touch Screen Voting Machine displays the final button to complete casting a ballot at a "In-Person Absentee Voting" location at McLean Governmental Center in McLean, Virginia, U.S. on October 25, 2008.   REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo - TM3EC980XVB01

Once established in our minds, generalizations and biases can be tough to shake off. Image: REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo

Marcus Lu
Financial Writer, Visual Capitalist
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Cognitive Biases in the political arena
These cognitive biases are often uses within politics to influence opinion. Image: Visual Capitalist
—Josepher, Bryce (2017)
Ideological Placement of Each Source's Placement
A number of news sources are ranked according to their political views. Image: Pew Research Center
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