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Having An Open Mind

Being open-minded is a quality that makes us receptive to a diverse range of ideas, arguments and perspectives that may not align with our own.

If we are not open-minded, we...

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How to Become More Open-Minded

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They are the individuals that only entertain their existing viewpoints, not being receptive to new ideas and previously unknown beliefs.

Having strong beliefs is not...

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When a new piece of information that we learn from ourselves conflicts with our existing beliefs, and we are unable to deny the authenticity of the new idea, we experience Cognitive Dis...

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Being open-minded is:

  1. Being tolerant and without any prejudice.
  2. Being able to consider other’s perspectives and get involved in new experiences.
  3. Seeking information t...

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  1. Curiosity about other’s point of view.
  2. Being able to have their own beliefs challenged.
  3. Not getting angry when they are proven to be wrong.
  4. Empathy for others.
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  1. One is able to gain fresh insights on things that challenge their existing beliefs, expanding our knowledge pool.
  2. One gets opened up about new experiences and learns...

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  • The openness of the mind is one of five dimensions of one’s personality, and also includes a willingness to consider new experiences and ideas.
  • Being an ‘expert’ in a particular doma...

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According to psychologist JeanPiaget, being open-minded requires a specific mental process. Our existing body of knowledge is called a ‘schema’, and new information can be sorted and fitte...

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Confirmation bias is when we are focused on only the ideas and information that align with our existing set of beliefs and reject any information that challenges our existing ‘schemas’.

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We normally question others when they do not fall in line with our belief patterns.

Part of being open-minded is to be able to question yourself whenever new information is encounter...

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One may think of oneself as an authority on whatever knowledge has been attained over the years (and assume that our brains are perfect), but one must not fall in the Dunning-Kruger Effect where on...

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