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The Power of Persuasion and Helping Behavior

In social psychology, pluralistic ignorance is a situation in which a majority of group members privately reject a norm, but incorrectly assume that most others accept it, and therefore go along with it.[1] This is also described as “no one … Continue reading

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cognitive dissonance and confirmation bias

Our own biases are invisible to ourselves. Friedrich Nietzsche said it well: There are no facts, only interpretations. Moreover, Fox News in the US, to give an example, has shown that unapologetic biased news is good entrainment and a commercial … Continue reading

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