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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 ...


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You could be talking about a number of issues. You could be talking about Freudian defense mechanism repression Distraction Procrastination or Deferring 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 ...


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