Confirmation Bias Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 36 Quotes About Confirmation Bias

#1. Remember even when alone, that the divine is everywhere. - Author: Confucius
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#2. In fact, ever since I first learned about confirmation bias, I've been seeing it everywhere. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#3. I predicted that if control of drugs were administered by law enforcement agencies, the result would be a black market more irrational and widespread than that of alcohol prohibition and the growth of enormous police-state repressive bureaucracy. And who, indeed, wanted that? - Author: Timothy Leary
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#4. I think it's outrageous if a historian has a 'leading thought' because it means they will select their material according to their thesis - Author: Antony Beevor
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#5. I don't know if the police of naming statements would agree with this. - Author: Roman Abramovich
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#6. Daddy worked for God, but asked for no pay. For he believed that God provides a way. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#7. Even the self-assured truth-finders and self-proclaimed freedom-fighters reject Truth. As admirable as such endeavors may be, they still only really want it so long as it to some extent confirms what they had already presumed to be true. - Author: Criss Jami
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#8. Confirmation bias is probably the single biggest problem in business, because even the most sophisticated people get it wrong. People go out and they're collecting the data, and they don't realize they're cooking the books. - Author: Chip Heath
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#9. When familiar labels are applied, supporting evidence becomes far more visible than counter-evidence in a psychological process known as confirmation bias. - Author: Christopher Ryan
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#10. You're not an idiot. You're just eccentric. (Selena)
That's what they said about Mary Todd Lincoln. Until they locked her up. (Grace) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#11. One believed what one was told to believe, what it made sense to believe. Unless one was a foreigner, of course, or a philosopher. - Author: Iain M. Banks
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#12. I hate war, for it spoils conversation. - Author: Bernard Le Bovier De Fontenelle
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#13. OFSTED has made large cuts in the paperwork which schools are asked to provide and further steps to reduce the bureaucratic burden will be introduced in September. - Author: Estelle Morris
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#14. It is much easier to maintain and bolster views that we currently hold than it is to create and develop new ones. Referred to as the confirmation bias, we seek out - Author: Brainy Book Reviews
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#15. College towns [are] all the same in that way; same burger, different wrapper. - Author: Sheri Webber
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#16. Being deeply knowledgeable on one subject narrows one's focus and increases confidence, but it also blurs dissenting views until they are no longer visible, thereby transforming data collection into bias confirmation and morphing self-deception into self-assurance. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#17. Given the level of understanding and the fact that they believed already in a set of myths and superstitions, it was the easiest and fastest way to proceed. - Author: Mario Stinger
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#18. Between hindsight bias, fake causality, positive bias, anchoring/priming, et cetera et cetera, and above all the dreaded confirmation bias, once an idea gets into your head, it's probably going to stay there. - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky
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#19. Confirmation bias is the most effective way to go on living a lie. - Author: Criss Jami
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#20. I've had my moments of feeling miserable in my life, as has everyone, but it's not often that you actually get the opportunity to indulge that feeling. Mostly when people are depressed or miserable, they have to snap out of it because it doesn't work. It doesn't suit day-to-day life. - Author: Tom Hollander
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#21. Ever since I learnt about confirmation bias I've started seeing it everywhere. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#22. In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias is a tendency to search for or interpret new information in a way that confirms one's preconceptions and avoids information and interpretations that contradict prior beliefs. - Author: Jenny Offill
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#23. Don't paint a nasty picture of your exes. We'll justifiably wonder what made you stay in those heinous situations in the first place. - Author: Liz Vassey
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#24. Sir, you shall taste my Anno Domini. - Author: George Farquhar
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#25. Confirmation bias is the tendency to give more weight to evidence that confirms our beliefs than to evidence that challenges them. - Author: Kathryn Schulz
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#26. As people's opportunities to succumb to confirmation bias increases online - only seeking out information that confirms their prejudices - ignorance, extremism and close-mindedness have continued to rise unabated. - Author: Maajid Nawaz
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#27. If you are unable to understand the cause of a problem it is impossible to solve it. - Author: Naoto Kan
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#28. Exposure to a mixed body of evidence made both sides even more convinced of the fundamental soundness of their original beliefs.' Confirmation bias is profoundly human and it is appalling. When new information leads to an increase in ignorance, it is the opposite of learning, the death of wisdom. - Author: Will Storr
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#29. Did you ever read my words, or did you merely finger through them for quotations which you thought might valuably support an already conceived idea concerning some old and distorted connection between us? - Author: Audre Lorde
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#30. I know what a sugar daddy is,"
Praline said indignantly.
"I grew up with cable TV. - Author: Marshall Thornton
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#31. The trouble is that once people develop an implicit theory, the confirmation bias kicks in and they stop seeing evidence that doesn't fit it. - Author: Carol Tavris
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#32. Most of us are not really approaching the subject [scriptures] in order to find out what Christianity says: we are approaching it [them] in the hope of finding support from Christianity for the views of our own party. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#33. [ ... ] if you notice a rise in reports about shark attacks on the news, you start to believe sharks are out of control, when the only thing you know for sure is the news is delivering more stories about sharks than usual. - Author: David McRaney
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#34. People put a lot less effort into picking apart evidence that confirms what they already believe. - Author: Peter Watts
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#35. Unfortunately the wife he got was weak and a slut, something he would never allow himself to have. - Author: R.L. Mathewson
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#36. I am convinced that not only do children need children's books to fine-tune their brains, but our civilization needs them if we are not going to unplug ourselves from our collective past. - Author: E.L. Konigsburg
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