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Confirmation Bias
A psychological phenomenon that explains why people tend to seek out information that confirms their existing opinions and overlook or ignore information that refutes their beliefs. Confirmation bias occurs when people filter out potentially useful f... More »


Confirmation bias, also called confirmatory bias or myside bias, is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms one's ...


In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias (or confirmatory bias) is a tendency to search for or interpret information in a way that confirms one's ...


Apr 12, 2017 ... Confirmation bias, also known as Observational selection or The enumeration of favorable circumstances is the tendency for people to ...


When we have made a decision or build a hypothesis, we will actively seek things which will confirm our decision or hypothesis.


Apr 23, 2015 ... Confirmation bias suggests that we don't perceive circumstances objectively. We pick out those bits of data that make us feel good because ...


Jun 15, 2016 ... Confirmation bias refers to a type of selective thinking whereby one tends to notice and to look for what confirms one's beliefs, and to ignore, not ...


(confirmation bias). Have a look at the image here (which we will call the source image) and make a judgement about what this image is. Make a mental note of ...


Noun[edit]. confirmation bias (usually uncountable, plural confirmation biases). ( psychology) A cognitive bias towards confirmation of the hypothesis under study.


A class demonstration of a scientific confirmation bias by using the 2-4-6 task.