Aedge Podcast - Rarely Rational - Confirmation Bias

Apr 9, 2024

Echo Chamber

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend,” said French philosopher Henri Bergson.

In this episode, Jyothi Sridhar and Suchitra G discuss how Confirmation Bias leads us to misjudgment. It is important for us to look for data that not only confirms our beliefs but also look for disconfirming evidence that does not support our views.

  • Cricket matches and superstitions

  • Are superstitions a result of confirmation bias?

  • Why do we cherry-pick information that supports our ideas?

  • Confirmation bias in UX

  • Filter Bubbles

  • Halo and Horn effects.

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