This sort of experience is probably better termed a heuristic rather than a bias. The two can be related in some cases (as heuristics can cause bias when the underlying model does not fit the real situation).
From the Wikipedia page linked above, a heuristic is:
any approach to problem solving or self-discovery that employs a practical method that is ...
You could be talking about a number of issues. You could be talking about
Freudian defense mechanism repression
Maybe you are talking about something else entirely.
The thing is not all observations necessarily need a "scientific" name for them in psychology or neuroscience and whatever the situation is, it would ...