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Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

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Confirmation bias is the human tendency to seek, interpret and remember information that confirms pre-existing beliefs.... insidious. It affects every choice you make. Every. Single. Day. ... without you noticing.

Confirmation bias affects you in 3 ways... Why? You seek evidence that confirms your beliefs because being wrong ... means you’re not as smart as you thought...
Focus less on being right and more on experiencing life with curiosity and wonder... Surround yourself with a variety of opposing viewpoints... The next time you run across facts that completely confirm your worldview, stop. ... look for ways to prove yourself wrong.

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