What Is Confirmation Bias?

Confirmation bias happens when you seek information that confirms your existing beliefs and ignores other details that might contradict those beliefs. Mike Hassett shares some examples of confirmation bias and ways to counteract it.


Unconscious biases are hard to identify, much less know their true impact. Before you can take steps to operate more fairly and effectively at work, you need to get your bearings. Download our latest guide: Seven Misconceptions About Unconscious Bias. 

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The Impact Of Bias On Innovation

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