How Many Different Types of Bias are There, Anyway?

Major news outlets claim to be unbiased and fair in their reporting. Regular people claim to understand and have control over their biases. Do we — as a society — realistically understand how many types of bias there are? And, is it really possible to not allow our biases to influence our decisions?

Let’s look at some simple examples of how our biases can present themselves in everyday life and become more aware of how to not let them influence our decision-making: