Cureus | Schrödinger’s Cat Bias: A New Cognitive Bias Proposed

Cognitive biases can cause diverse medical errors and lead to malpractice with potential harm to patients. Some cognitive biases are due to social behavior, professional specialization, and personal experience, leading to commission or omission in medical conduct. We would like to propose a previously undescribed cognitive bias called “Schrödinger’s cat bias.” In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger proposed a…