• Dunning–Kruger effect - The less you know about something, the more likely you are to think there isn't much to know about it.

  • Negativity bias - Notion that, even when of equal intensity, things of a more negative nature (e.g. unpleasant thoughts, emotions, or social interactions; harmful/traumatic events) have a greater effect on one's psychological state and processes than neutral or positive things.

    • In theory it protects you to from forgetting things that could harm you, and helps you notice potentially dangerous situations