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Availability Bias - Focus on the Recent

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Healthy Mind
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Dawn-Elise Snipes
Clinical Psychotherapist
*Availability Heuristic: Tendency to notice things that have most recently occurred *Frequency Illusion: Once something has come to your attention, you notice it with improbable frequency in the near term. *Salience Bias: Focusing on things that are most prominent or emotionally charged *Partial Picture: Focusing only on what is presented instead of the whole picture (related to salience) *Attentional: Recurring thoughts