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The way we think is based on past experiences, education & environment. Understanding thinking or cognitive bias and how it shapes our thoughts & behaviors.

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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.

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8 Common Thinking Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day and How to Prevent Them

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Expectation confirmation ......otherwise known to psychologists as the CONFIRMATION BIAS.....

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Why We Favor Information That Confirms Our Existing Beliefs

The Confirmation Bias: Why we favor information that confirms our existing beliefs. Learn more: http://psychology.about.com/od/cognitivepsychology/fl/What-Is-a-Confirmation-Bias.htm

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