What Would It Take to Change Your Mind About Something You Really Believed?

Discussion

Confirmation bias wants you to stay in your comfort zone. This cognitive bias causes us to seek out opinions we already agree with and dismiss opposing views--regardless of the facts. Confirmation bias and other cognitive biases are part of being human, but they can also make it hard to keep an open mind. How can we train our brains away from cognitive bias?

Make & Share

Challenge your confirmation bias like Myles suggests in the video! Choose an issue you feel strongly about and create an infographic showing BOTH the pro and con of the issue. Analyze both sides to make sure you really understand what the other side thinks.

Web tools for making Infographics -- CanvaPiktochartGoogle Drawings