Confirmation bias

  • Confirmation bias is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms or supports one's prior beliefs or values.
  • People display this bias when they select the information that supports their views, ignoring contrary information, or when they interpret ambiguous evidence as supporting their existing attitudes.
  • Due to What you see is all there isWhat you see is all there is
    *What you see is all there is* (WYSIATI) is a phenomenon of how people jump to conclusions based on limited information. They tend to focus on existing evidence and ignore absent evidence.

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    , people will be quick to seize on limited evidence that confirms their existing perspective while ignoring seeking proof that is contrary.

  • Lots of inputs and a strong filterLots of inputs and a strong filter

    It’s better to be selective and read fewer, better articles than to be indiscriminate and read zilch. You need a strong filter, as the source of information is increasing in daily basis.

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