Definition of confirmation bias in English:

confirmation bias

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[mass noun]
  • The tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one’s existing beliefs or theories.
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    • 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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