You may have heard of the term confirmation bias. It is the tendency to search for, interpret, or recall information in a way that confirms your preexisting beliefs or theories.  Usually, when people talk about confirmation bias, it is in the context of pointing out someone's faulty logic or biased

How To Use Confirmation Bias To Create Better Beliefs

You may have heard of the term confirmation bias. It is the tendency to search for, interpret, or recall information in a way that confirms your preexisting beliefs or theories. Usually, when people talk about confirmation bias, it is in the context of pointing out someone's faulty logic or biased

"5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions"  The Confirmation Bias: "Confirmation bias refers to our tendency to search for and favor information that confirms our beliefs while simultaneously ignoring or devaluing information that contradicts our beliefs."

5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions

Confirmation bias - Wikipedia

Confirmation bias - Wikipedia

Metacognition is the term psychologists use to describe self-awareness and thinking skills. But which common thinking biases do you suffer from

The way we think is based on past experiences, education & environment. Understanding thinking or cognitive bias and how it shapes our thoughts & behaviors.

“If one were to attempt to identify a single problematic aspect of human reasoning that deserves attention above all others, the confirmation bias would have to be among the candidates for consideration. Many have written about this bias, and it appears to be sufficiently strong and pervasive that one is led to wonder whether the bias, by itself, might account for a significant fraction of the disputes, altercations, and misunderstandings that occur among individuals, groups, and nations.”

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The vaunted human capacity for reason may have more to do with winning arguments than with thinking straight.

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

WHY FACTS DON’T CHANGE OUR MINDS New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason. The vaunted human capacity for reason may have more to do with winning arguments than with thinking straight.

Confirmation Bias Really Kills Thinking

"Confirmation bias is the tendency to overvalue data that supports a specific belief.

Confirmation bias

Quotes and other stuff about atheism. Free drinks to the person that can prove God exists!

We tend to pay attention to, and agree with, information that matches our existing beliefs =  confirmation bias.

8 Common Thinking Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day and How to Prevent Them

We tend to pay attention to, and agree with, information that matches our existing beliefs = confirmation bias.

Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices | Psychology Today

Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices | Psychology Today

Psych Today article about confirmation bias

Psych Today article about confirmation bias

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