AVAILABILITY ERROR

refers to cognitive errors made because the first item that comes to mind is often mistaken for the best or most representative solution.

AVAILABILITY ERROR: "The person made the availability error when he or she decided no social work jobs were available in America, after witnessing a lack of vacancies in one particular town."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AVAILABILITY ERROR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/availability-error/ (accessed September 12, 2019).
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