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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 15 August 2007 06:39PM

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Comment author: CarlShulman 16 August 2007 07:03:31PM 0 points [-]

Chris,

Confirmation bias lab experiments show that people provided with mixed evidence wind up strengthening their initial beliefs. To clarify, are you saying that this study gave people the option to "intentionally seek out arguments that oppose their position," or recalling the ordinary confirmation bias experiments?