Confirmation bias

From Iron Chariots Wiki
Revision as of 15:29, 28 June 2010 by Quantheory (Talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

This page refers to a cognitive bias. For the related logical fallacy, see cherry picking.

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
For more information, see the Wikipedia article:

Confirmation bias is a type of cognitive bias which causes people to favor evidence that confirms their pre-existing beliefs over evidence that would tend to disprove it.

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
wiki navigation
IronChariots.Org
Toolbox