Confirmation bias.

Confirmation bias is a cognitive feature that makes one’s thoughts seem to be justified by everything else experienced. People choose to associate with people with relatable understanding, they read things that seem correct against existing understanding. People naturally always go deeper into their understanding, which is one of the worst human qualities.rA2 Relates to cognition and handling of predictions. Brain stops at pattern identification, not truth.

  1. Sönke Ahrens, How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking: For Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers (North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2017). (See notes.)