How Humans and AI Hallucinate: Exploring the Fascinating Blend

Cognitive Biases and Heuristics

Mental shortcuts from past experiences influence perceptions, leading to subjective interpretations.


Brains fill gaps with learned associations, sometimes creating inaccurate understandings of situations.

Biases and Distortions:

Automation bias, halo effect, and fluency bias affect decision-making, leading to acceptance of false information.

Hallucination's Cognitive Roots:

Explore how cognitive biases and heuristics contribute to hallucinations and confabulation in the human mind.

The Complex Mind:

Discover how the interplay of biases and learned associations shapes our complex understanding of reality.

Failed Prediction Attempts in AI:

AI systems "hallucinate" when they struggle to predict suitable responses, generating responses based on patterns.

Bridging Human and AI Hallucination:

Witness the parallels between human cognitive processes and AI's attempts to fill informational gaps.

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