Friday, September 28, 2007

Bad Waters in Buenos Aires

I'm growing more and more excited about our impending move to Buenos Aires, Argentina. I just can't wait to explore the city and I can't imagine anything going wrong. Everything is going to be just perfect. Yeah, Right.

Confirmation Bias.

In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias is a tendency to search for or interpret new information in a way that confirms one's preconceptions and avoid information and interpretations which contradict prior beliefs. It is a type of cognitive bias and represents an error of inductive inference, or as a form of selection bias toward confirmation of the hypothesis under study or disconfirmation of an alternative hypothesis.

So, with that in mind... have a look

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