1. Confirmation Bias: - Deepstash
1. Confirmation Bias:

1. Confirmation Bias:

 People tend to seek out, interpret, and remember information that confirms their existing beliefs. For example, if you believe that a specific diet is effective, you're more likely to remember the success stories of people who followed that diet.

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Being an ambivert person, I am too much fond of reading, and always eager to learn.

These cognitive biases and mind traps influence decision-making, perception, and behavior in various aspects of our lives. Recognizing them can help us make more rational and informed choices.

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Confirmation bias

Confirmation bias

Is the human tendency to seek, interpret and remember information that confirms pre-existing beliefs. 

It affects every choice you make and it all happens in the background without you noticing.

Confirmation Bias

Is the tendency to focus on new information that confirms pre-existing beliefs and trivialize anything that might challenge those beliefs. 

How to control it: Seek out information that goes against your pre-existing beliefs.

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation Bias

Is our tendency to cherry-pick information that confirms our existing beliefs or ideas.

To hold an idea and convince ourselves we arrived at it rationally, we go in search of evidence to support our view. And we manage to find that evidence that confirms what we want to believe. 

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