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You Know What Your Problem Is?

Well, do you? If not, here’s a list to choose from: 1. Confirmation bias. Everything you see only confirms what you already believe to be true–whether or not it really is. Jenny recently decided that her family was perfect because … Continue reading

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My Perfect Family, and Other Delusions

There’s a name for this particular brand of self-delusion. It’s called confirmation bias: Our tendency to look for evidence that confirms our beliefs or decisions while actively disregarding or ignoring any evidence that might challenge that which we wish to be true. Continue reading

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