Confirmation bias: A psychological phenomenon that helps explain why pundits got it wrong
It's human nature to notice or search out information that supports what you already believe and discount or avoid data to the contrary. The problem comes in when you don't recognize this bias is in play.
Confirmation Bias: How Intelligent People Develop Totally Incorrect Beliefs
Study debunks long-held myth probably arising from the confirmation bias.
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AI-powered chatbots that use natural language processing are on the rise across all industries. A practical application is providing dynamic customer support that allows users to ask questions and …
3 Tips for Overcoming Confirmation Bias
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Why the pundits got the election wrong: How confirmation bias shaped our view of facts
In the runup to the election, pundits and election watchers saw only what they wanted to see
Helping clients overcome emotional biases
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Confirmation Bias: Why You Should Seek Out Disconfirming Evidence
We all tend to interpret new information in a way that maintains our prior beliefs. This is a mistake. Read this to learn more about this mental model.
How psychological biases hinder our ability to overcome 'conspicuous consumption'
The repurposing of secondhand goods, with rare exceptions, confer little social status. In fact, such repurposing has become less popular in recent years.
What Can Mediators Do To Help Parties Overcome Their Biases?
This article discusses some of the perception and cognitive biases relevant to conflict as well as the interaction between biases and conflict.
Unconscious Bias And Three Ways To Overcome It
We make shortcuts in our minds to facilitate easier decision making. These shortcuts are often based on our history, background, what we have been exposed to in the past, etc.
How to Overcome Unconscious Bias
We all have prejudices we're not even aware of—but they don't have to govern our behavior
What Is Confirmation Bias?
What is confirmation bias? Confirmation bias is the tendency of people to overvalue data that supports their own beliefs.
Thinking with Guts vs. Brains: What is Confirmation Bias?
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The Confirmation Bias: Why It's Hard to Change Your Mind
People search for information that confirms their view of the world and ignore what doesn't fit.