bias is the root of the other

 These varying forms of bias are how our brains justify what groups are to be considered the "other" or something that does not fit in.

The Abduction of Europa, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1632, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Choice-supportive Bias:While these people escape horrors that may be in the darkness, they could be heading in the direction of something worse, but this bias led them to not see flaws in their choice.
The Fall of the Rebel Angels, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1562, From the collection of: Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
Selective Perception:This busy and complex piece of art can be perceived various of ways due to this type of bias. What you see when you look at this, can differ depending on what you expected to see.
Warlugulong, Clifford POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI | Anmatyerr people, 1977, From the collection of: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Clustering Illusion: This bias may lead the view to think they see a pattern in something that does not have one.
Tug-of-war of turtles, Artist: Shibata Zeshin, 1833-1891, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Placebo Effect: This form of bias can cause these turtles to think that they are making distance in the direction they are going, yet it is just in their head and not happening in reality.
A Scene from the Spanish War of Independence, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, after 1808, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
Ostrich Effect: By first impression, you may think that the people in white are the good guys, yet you know no other information about this scene than what the artist has given to you.
Your War Savings Pledge. Our Boys make good their pledge. Are you keeping yours?, Government Printing Office, 1917, From the collection of: Dallas Museum of Art
Bandwagon Effect: If everyone is doing their part, shouldn't you?
Soldiers Gambling, Rosa, Salvator, Probably 1656-8, From the collection of: Dulwich Picture Gallery
Outcome Bias: This painting of soldiers gambling, is an excellent example of where outcome bias is a flaw in human perception.
Edward Shuter, John Beard, and John Dunstall in Isaac Bickerton's "Love in a Village", Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760), 1767, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
Confirmation Bias: The man being yelled at could be refusing to believe an invasion is occurring simply because he has not seen it for himself.
Servants Washing a Deer, Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s), ca. 1775, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
Blind-spot Bias: This man could think that he has chosen the best animal on the market, meanwhile not realizing that his blind-spot bias led him to pick it simply for its rich color of fur.
Apollo Preceding Hector with His Aegis, and Dispersing the Greeks, Fuseli's Lectures, John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British, undated, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
Overconfidence: This man's confidence has caused him to take greater risks, like turning his back to his attackers.
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