Definition of Confirmation bias
to verify your assumptions or ideas by finding information that supports it and refuting the other information that disagrees with it
Examples of Confirmation bias in a sentence
Salesmen often resort to confirmation bias by always stating the positive aspects of their product without even figuring out the cons of the product.
When the investor only supplied the positive evidence about the stocks for his client to purchase, his confirmation bias caused the client to lose money due to the stocks’ negative problems.
Lawyers often use confirmation bias to present only their claims to the jury without providing the opposition’s claims.
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