The Bias Blind Spot: Perceptions of Bias in Self Versus Others:

@inproceedings{Pronin2002TheBB,
  title={The Bias Blind Spot: Perceptions of Bias in Self Versus Others:},
  author={Emily Pronin and Daniel Yen Lin and Lee Ross},
  year={2002}
}
  • Emily Pronin, Daniel Yen Lin, Lee Ross
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Three studies suggest that individuals see the existence and operation of cognitive and motivational biases much more in others than in themselves. Study 1 provides evidence from three surveys that people rate themselves as less subject to various biases than the “average American,” classmates in a seminar, and fellow airport travelers. Data from the third survey further suggest that such claims arise from the interplay among availability biases and self-enhancement motives. Participants in one… CONTINUE READING

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