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Here are the mental errors that show up most frequently in our lives.

5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions

Confirmation bias: "[B]eliefs can survive potent logical or empirical challenges. They can survive and even be bolstered by evidence that most uncommitted observers would agree logically demands some weakening of such beliefs. They can even survive the total destruction of their original evidential bases." —Lee Ross and Craig Anderson....OH MY

Confirmation bias: "[B]eliefs can survive potent logical or empirical challenges. They can survive and even be bolstered by evidence that most uncommitted observers would agree logically demands some weakening of such beliefs. They can even survive the total destruction of their original evidential bases." —Lee Ross and Craig Anderson....OH MY

Confirmation Bias #LDS I am so thankful that I'm an EX-mormon; I know it, I live it, I LOVE it!!!

Confirmation Bias #LDS I am so thankful that I'm an EX-mormon; I know it, I live it, I LOVE it!!!

Our thought processes are not always the clearest. They are not always the most rational. Psychologists have identified over 100 of these thinking biases. This blog looks at just nine of these, which seem particularly relevant to the world of both education and sport, and offers tips on how best to overcome them. Confirmation Bias …

Our thought processes are not always the clearest. They are not always the most rational. Psychologists have identified over 100 of these thinking biases. This blog looks at just nine of these, which seem particularly relevant to the world of both education and sport, and offers tips on how best to overcome them. Confirmation Bias …

Blog post at Brilliant or Insane :  5 QUESTIONS THAT HELP CURB YOUR CONFIRMATION BIAS Angela Stockman | Confirmation bias is a phenomenon wherein decision makers have been shown to actively seek out and assign more weight to evidence that...

Blog post at Brilliant or Insane : 5 QUESTIONS THAT HELP CURB YOUR CONFIRMATION BIAS Angela Stockman | Confirmation bias is a phenomenon wherein decision makers have been shown to actively seek out and assign more weight to evidence that...

The Confirmation Bias: Why we favor information that confirms our existing beliefs. Learn more: http://psychology.about.com/od/cognitivepsychology/fl/What-Is-a-Confirmation-Bias.htm

Why We Favor Information That Confirms Our Existing Beliefs

The Confirmation Bias: Why we favor information that confirms our existing beliefs. Learn more: http://psychology.about.com/od/cognitivepsychology/fl/What-Is-a-Confirmation-Bias.htm

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. In an uncertain world, people love to be right because it helps us make sense of things. Indeed some psychologists think it's akin to a basic drive.  One of the ways they strive to be correct is by looking for evidence that confirms they are correct, sometimes with depressing or comic results.

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. In an uncertain world, people love to be right because it helps us make sense of things. Indeed some psychologists think it's akin to a basic drive. One of the ways they strive to be correct is by looking for evidence that confirms they are correct, sometimes with depressing or comic results.

Confirmation bias: people tend to favor information that confirms their beliefs or hypotheses

Confirmation bias: people tend to favor information that confirms their beliefs or hypotheses

Confirmation bias expert is pretty sure everyone else is suffering from confirmation bias (click thru for source)

Confirmation bias expert is pretty sure everyone else is suffering from confirmation bias (click thru for source)

A large round machine with a hole in the middle, with a platter for a person to lie on so that their head can fit into the hole

A large round machine with a hole in the middle, with a platter for a person to lie on so that their head can fit into the hole

YANSS Podcast 036 – Why We Are Unaware that We Lack the Skill to Tell How How Unskilled and Unaware We Are « You Are Not So Smart

YANSS Podcast 036 – Why We Are Unaware that We Lack the Skill to Tell How How Unskilled and Unaware We Are « You Are Not So Smart

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 preconceptions, leading to statistical errors. Confirmation bias is a type of cognitive bias and represents an error of inductive inference toward confirmation of the hypothesis under study. Confirmation bias is a phenomenon wherein decision makers have been shown to actively seek out and assign more weight to evidence that confirms…

Confirmation bias

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 preconceptions, leading to statistical errors. Confirmation bias is a type of cognitive bias and represents an error of inductive inference toward confirmation of the hypothesis under study. Confirmation bias is a phenomenon wherein decision makers have been shown to actively seek out and assign more weight to evidence that confirms…