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A heuristic is a quick, intuitive strategy for reasoning or decision making, as opposed to more formal methods. Heuristics require much less time and energy to use, but sometimes go awry, producing [bias]. Common heuristics include:
 
A heuristic is a quick, intuitive strategy for reasoning or decision making, as opposed to more formal methods. Heuristics require much less time and energy to use, but sometimes go awry, producing [bias]. Common heuristics include:
  
* [Absurdity heuristic]
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* [[Absurdity heuristic]]
* [Affect heuristic]
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* [[Affect heuristic]]
* [Strangeness heuristic]
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* [[Strangeness heuristic]]

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A heuristic is a quick, intuitive strategy for reasoning or decision making, as opposed to more formal methods. Heuristics require much less time and energy to use, but sometimes go awry, producing [bias]. Common heuristics include: