Cognitive Bias - Confirmation Bias - This is of special importance to clinicians and researchers - clinicians may become too wedded to their formulations and unable to interpret the difficulties presented by the client in another way, whilst researchers may fail to identify contradictory information which disproves their hypotheses.
"5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions" The Confirmation Bias: "Confirmation bias refers to our tendency to search for and favor information that confirms our beliefs while simultaneously ignoring or devaluing information that contradicts our beliefs."
Confirmation Bias. I am so thankful that I'm an EX-mormon; I know it, I live it, I LOVE it!!! (PP)