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Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias is the tendency to search for, interpret, or remember information in a way that confirms one's preexisting beliefs or hypotheses.
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Zettelkasten, November 20, 2022.

Notes

  • Confirmation bias is the tendency to search for, interpret, or remember information in a way that confirms one's preexisting beliefs or hypotheses.
  • This can lead to suboptimal decision-making as important information that contradicts one's beliefs may be overlooked.

Questions

  1. How can confirmation bias impact the decision-making process?
  2. What strategies can be used to avoid or reduce confirmation bias?
  3. Are there any benefits to confirmation bias?
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