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This scale could further benefit future research by providing a tool to examine potential effects of belief perseverance (e.
However, research on belief perseverance indicates that the evidence may be discounted or ignored.
A recent example in Utah may illustrate belief perseverance.
As a result, Jonson believes that the bond market, like its equity counterpart, is a victim of such classic behavioral traits as loss aversion, belief perseverance and herd mentality.
35) Belief perseverance refers to the human tendency to
of belief perseverance describes the tendency to adhere to theories even
With belief perseverance, human cognition departs from perfectly
An "integrated" theory of belief revision is presented which proposes that belief perseverance (the contrast effect) is an increasing (decreasing) function of confidence in beliefs.
The theory proposes, therefore, that belief perseverance (the contrast effect) is an increasing (decreasing) function of confidence in beliefs.
Thus, in addition to expanding the theoretical literature on order effects, this study provides empirical evidence on the degree to which belief perseverance (and thus primacy) might be a problem in audit settings by manipulating both task experience and the amount of information in an experiment designed to test the theory's predictions.
The belief perseverance bias refers to jurors' tendency, once they have adopted a trial story, to cling to it even in the face of conflicting or discrediting evidence.
Thus, we know that jurors construct a story that confirms their prior beliefs, the confirmation bias, and that the story perseveres even in the wake of inconsistent evidence, the belief perseverance bias.