Archive by category Biases

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to biases and cognitive biases.

Episode 204 | Assumptions

Episode 204 | Assumptions

When we are operating under conditions of stress and consequence, coupled with changing conditions and time compression, we can feel a sense of urgency and …

Episode 202 | Relationship Bias

Episode 202 | Relationship Bias

The episode explores how relationship bias can impact situational awareness.  Length: 29 minutes click the YouTube icon to

Episode 193 | Herd Mentality

Episode 193 | Herd Mentality

In this episode we discuss the cognitive bias known as herd mentality (or herd behavior).  Length: 31 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen …

Episode 172 | Confirmation Bias

Episode 172 | Confirmation Bias

This episode explores the challenges of how confirmation bias can impact situational awareness. Length: 28 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen   …

Episode144 | Pre-Arrival Lens

Episode144 | Pre-Arrival Lens

    In this episode, we discuss the pre-arrival lens that responders use to help form situational awareness. Length: 24 minutes click the YouTube …