Confirmation Bias

Have you ever had an otherwise reasonable person dig in their heels and refuse to listen to reason on a particular topic? You know, those easy topics like religion, politics … or even sports? We all have a tendency to remember the facts that support our initial theory, and de-emphasize (aka ignore) those that don’t. This tendency is confirmation bias.

Enjoy this example …

 

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