Confirmation Bias

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In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias is a tendency to search for or interpret new information in a way that confirms one’s preconceptions and to irrationally avoid information and interpretations which contradict prior beliefs. Confirmation bias is a type of cognitive bias and represents an error of inductive inference, or as a form of selection bias toward confirmation of the hypothesis under study or disconfirmation of an alternative hypothesis. – wikipedia

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  1. I’m not really sure how I found your blog. I was google-ing something I’m sure. Anyway, I’ve linked you on mine.

    http://www.dontfeedzombies.com/desireveer/blog

    Have a good one.

  2. Gary Williams

    Thanks for the interest in my site Desire. I looked at your blog and I am intrigued by your interest and experience in auditory hallucination as a source of inspiration. I hope you take the time to look at some of my posts in this regard; do a search for “Julian Jaynes” on my site and hopefully you can find something interesting dealing with voices.

    Cheers

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