8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day—And How To Avoid Them


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You are Now Less Dumb, Author: David McRaney.

By Belle Beth Cooper – We tend to like people who think like us. If we agree with someone’s beliefs, we’re more likely to be friends with them.

This is called confirmation bias. Confirmation bias is a more active form of the same experience. It happens when we proactively seek out information that confirms our existing beliefs.

Challenging our beliefs on a regular basis is the only way to avoid getting caught up in the confirmation bias. more> http://tinyurl.com/lftvdg7

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2 responses to “8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day—And How To Avoid Them

  1. Reblogged this on My Shaggy Dog Story and commented:
    What a great post I found today from the Net economy.

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  2. HA! Great post!

    I agree, it is hard to get out of my comfort zone and think/ take on someone’s views I don’t agree with.

    I use to do that in university for debate, defend the other person’s standpoint to better appreciate my cause and their case. :)

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