......otherwise known to actual psychologists as the CONFIRMATION BIAS.....

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People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for - To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

Confirmation Bias – It’s Not What We Think We Know That Counts » Interaction Design Foundation

Confirmation Bias – It’s Not What We Think We Know That Counts

For a lot of folks, sadly, affirmation of their biases is more important than the truth.

For example: No L your not a whore. I know everyone says you are cause you literally sleep with EVERYONE

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This is very true!

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confirmation bias - makes it hard to find the actual truth. hmm....

Cognitive Bias Cartoon: Confirmation bias by JG Jim Gill drawing comics: everything you look for and all that you perceive has a way of proving whatever you believe

“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.”

The sunk cost fallacy is when someone makes a rational decision based on the future value of objects, investments and experiences. This article discusses how the popular computer game Farmville displays the sunk cost fallacy.

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 affects how you look at the world around you. Learning and understanding how it works gives you the opportunity to compensate for its downsides and make more rational decisions.

We often look for reasons to fail—but you can retrain your brain to win

Confirmation bias affects how you look at the world around you. Learning and understanding how it works gives you the opportunity to compensate for its downsides and make more rational decisions.

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.  John Lebbock

POSITIVE LIFE LESSONS - "What we see depends mainly on what we look for." - John Lubbock What are you looking for in your spouse, family, co-workers and friends today? No matter how positive or negative, you're sure to find it! Love it.

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