“Myside” Bias

“Myside Bias” is our tendency to continue thinking in ways that favor our current views. Once we adopt an opinion or reach a conclusion, we tend to seek out evidence that supports our point of view, while ignoring or dismissing evidence to the contrary.

Character Strengths and Virtues
Character Strengths and Virtues
Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.