Think You Know the Tendency to Ignore Evidence? Think Again

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The False Consensus Phenomenon is a term that refers to the human tendency to ignore evidence that disproves ideas or beliefs.

This phenomenon has been researched extensively by psychologists and sociologists, who have found some interesting results.

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For example, people with strong opinions about gun control are more likely to believe they are in the minority when shown data suggesting most Americans feel the same way as them.

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