Common Error Of Judgment Is Decisions Made Before All Necessary Information Or Facts

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One example of common error in judgment is snap judgments (decisions made before all necessary information or facts are gathered. Often people attempt to solve a problem before it is even determined exactly what the problem is). I have had this experience in the past when my sister told me that my mother was taking all her kids and family on a cruise and I got really excited and bought everything I needed for the trip just to find out that my mother had not said that. Another example that was given is sweeping generalizations (based on one experience and generalized to a whole group). For example in my experience my kids are always being real quiet when they are in to something they are not supposed to be in, so when they are being really quit I assume that they are in to something. It 's not, always the case though there has been quite a few times that they got really quiet and I went and checked on them and they were just playing and being good. The next example that I am going to discuss are stereotypes (judgments and over generalization held by a person or a group about members of another group). This example to me really stuck out from personal experiences. I have heard a lot of people talk about how when people are over weight and fat that they just eat all the time and do not take care of themselves, however this is not always the case. Some people have health problems that cause them to be overweight. (Critical thinking a multidimensional

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