PSYCHOLOGY OF EMOTIONS

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF EMOTIONS

MEMORY AND EMOTION

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The easier it is for people to remember an instance in which they were betrayed by a friend, the more they expect such an event to recur. This best illustrates the impact of
 A framing B confirmation bias C an algorithm D the availability heuristic
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The availability heuristic refers to the tendency to assess the probability of an event based on the ease with which instances of that event come to mind.

Detailed explanation-2: -They described the availability heuristic as “whenever [one] estimates frequency or probability by the ease with which instances or associations could be brought to mind.” In simpler terms, one guesses the likelihood that things happen by using easily recalled memories as a reference.

Detailed explanation-3: -Example: Availability heuristic When asked if falling airplane parts or shark attacks are a more likely cause of death in the United States, most people would say shark attacks. In reality, the chances of dying from falling airplane parts are 30 times greater than the chances of being killed by a shark.

Detailed explanation-4: -The planning fallacy describes our tendency to underestimate the amount of time it will take to complete a task, as well as the costs and risks associated with that task-even if it contradicts our experiences.

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