Psych-cognition

They were given conversation cards and told to pick

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Unformatted text preview: n a piece of information ahead of time, and that preliminary information then affects how you respond CONFIRMATORY BIASES- seek out information that supports our opinion Snyder and Swann Participants were told that they would meet someone who is either extroverted or introverted. They were given conversation cards and told to pick questions that would confirm which one the person was (it was like, you will meet an introvert, not figure out which one.) People chose questions that were biased. Like if they were told introverted, “What things do you dislike about loud parties?” BELIEF PERSISTENCE- clinging to beliefs even when confronted with other evidence, you really want to cling to your side, even if there’s totally ample evidence Why are there heuristics? Mostly work and s...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course PSYC 1010H taught by Professor Freyberg during the Fall '13 term at Yeshiva.

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