Matt believes that because he did not make an "A" on his thermodynamics exam, he will never get into a good graduate school. What would Beck call this cognitive error?
a. selective perception
d. absolutist thinking
Cognitive errors are biased as they involve distorted thinking, unrealistic goals, illogical conclusions, and inaccurate assumptions according to cognitive psychologists.
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fromChapter 3 / Lesson 10
Understand cognitive bias and how it arises. Identify common biases through a list of cognitive bias examples that affect thoughts, perceptions, and behaviors.