Re: [SystemSafety] Fwd: Contextualizing & Confirmation Bias

From: Derek M Jones < >
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:40:39 +0000


> But, if you have stayed with me this far, the point is this. It's not an example of confirmation bias. He got the right answer, for goodness sake, when there was a right answer to get. His intuition was spot on.

So its not confirmation bias if, sometime after doing the analysis, you are shown to be correct?

I have always regarded confirmation bias as not depending on the answer given and actual answer being correlated in any way.

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