Confirmation Bias

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Confirmation bias (also known as positive bias) is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms or strengthens one'one's prior personal beliefs or hypotheses [1].   For example, one might test hypotheses with positive rather than negative examples, thus missing obvious disconfirming tests.

Confirmation bias (also known as positive bias) is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms or strengthens one's prior personal beliefs or hypotheses [1].  For example, one might test hypotheses with positive rather than negative examples, thus missing obvious disconfirming tests.

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Confirmation bias is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms or strengthens one's prior personal beliefs or hypotheses [1]. 

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