This Article explores how judges’ hidden cognitive biases, specifically the “anchoring effect” and, to a lesser extent, the “bias blind spot,” impact decision making. See also Guthrie et al., Inside The Judicial Mind, 86 Cornell L. Rev. 777 (2001).
Bennett, Confronting Cognitive "Anchoring Effect" And "Blind Spot" Biases In Federal Sentencing: A Modest Solution For Reforming A Fundamental Flaw, 104 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 489 (Summer, 2014).