Illusory truth effect

People are likely to believe the statements that they have seen before and feel familiar. Also called a reiteration effect, it means that the more a person is exposed to this information, the more believable it will seem to them. It is easier to process and accept...

Belief bias

People are likely to accept the arguments that fit their system of values and beliefs, without questioning how these arguments support the conclusion. Similarly, people tend to reject arguments that don’t fit their existing beliefs. This is a very common bias. An...

Confirmation bias

People are likely to understand the information in a way that confirms what they already believe in. There are 3 types of confirmation bias: Searching for information Interpreting information Recalling information In all these activities humans tend to subconsciously...