Some small weird decisions will draw you in, and will make you focused on them, and take over even though there are a lot larger more important decisions at stake.
Are this decisions or attractors, situations, incentives, opportunity distortions
This is the same as opportunity cost, but rephrasing it in this active way is a lot more actionable for the mind.
This often happen with money or possessions. You shouldn’t risk your life with a thief even though you have a laptop in the backpack.
Consider other names: Opportunity gravity, Occasion gravity