Compassion fade is a cognitive bias, which refers to the decrease in the compassion one shows for the people in trouble as the number of the victims increase.
Category: Cognitive Biases
Theory has it that individuals look better while they are in a group, whereas if you isolate them, the result may not be as aesthetically appealing.
The Actor-Observer bias refers to the tendency to relate our own mistakes to external factors while attributing other people’s behaviors to internal causes.
Survivorship Bias refers to our tendency to focus only on the winners and neglect the losers.