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confirmation bias Line breaks: con|firm|ation bias

Definition of confirmation bias in English:


[mass noun]
The tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one’s existing beliefs or theories.
Example sentences
  • The last thing we need to do is reinforce confirmation bias.
  • The command structure appears to have become a machine generating confirmation bias.
  • Conspiracy theorists, especially, display the confirmation bias.
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