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*[http://www.includipedia.com/wason/PositiveBiasTest.htm Online test] implementing [[#References|Wason's experiment]].
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*[http://www.includipedia.com/wason/PositiveBiasTest.htm Online test] implementing [[#References|Wason's experiment]]. (this link is currently not working, as of Jan. 19, 2012)
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*[http://wry.me:7002/ online version] of [[MBlume]]'s C++ program
  
 
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Revision as of 11:01, 20 January 2012

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Positive or confirmation bias is a tendency to test hypotheses with positive rather than negative examples, thus risking to miss obvious disconfirming tests.

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References

  • P.C. Wason (1960). "On the failure to eliminate hypotheses in a conceptual task". Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 12: 129-140.  (PDF)

See also