English title: Confirmation Bias Effects in the Welfare Beliefs of the Residents of European Countries

Author(s): Jozef Výrost - Denisa Fedáková - Michal Kentoš -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2010


Confirmation bias phenomenon is known as a tendency of people to prefer information that supports their expectations. European Social Survey Round 4 rotating module (Svallfors et al., 2007) gives opportunity to demonstrate that if people expect some development in their personal lives in future, it has an impact (e.g. confirmation bias) on the way they perceive and interpret the actual situation, the conditions of their life.

Volume: 52

Issue: 4

From page no: 327

To page no: 332

Refereed: Yes


Journal: Studia Psychologica (Bratislava)

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