Belief Perseverance, A Dangerous Bias to Be Avoided

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Belief Perseverance, and Why Our Own Biases Hurt our Stock Picking Abilities Believe perseverance is very similar to how it sounds, and it is essentially looking in seeking out things that confirm one’s own beliefs. To give an example of this, let’s say you are a strong, alt left democrat and that you want to google information about a certain specific candidate. Belief perseverance basically says that you are more inclined to not only search for, but also believe, accept and [...]