Valuing thoughts, ignoring behavior: The introspection illusion as a source of the bias blind spot

@article{Pronin2007ValuingTI,
  title={Valuing thoughts, ignoring behavior: The introspection illusion as a source of the bias blind spot},
  author={E. Pronin and Matthew B. Kugler},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Social Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43},
  pages={565-578}
}
People see themselves as less susceptible to bias than others. We show that a source of this bias blind spot involves the value that people place, and believe they should place, on introspective information (relative to behavioral information) when assessing bias in themselves versus others. Participants considered introspective information more than behavioral information for assessing bias in themselves, but not others. This divergence did not arise simply from diVerences in introspective… Expand
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