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    Confirmation Bias: How Might Basketball Provide Economic Insight?

    Apr 18, 13 • 202 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Debates, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    Although fans think a basketball player can have “hot hands,” psychologists disagree. We might just be displaying our tendency to select facts that support what we already believe–our confirmation bias. Citing the “hot-hand