This document provides guidance on the stages in scheme development at which optimism bias can be reduced.
To illustrate the self-serving bias with regard to success, I will draw on my own experiences.
His natural bias was to respect things as they were.
His natural parts were excellent; and a strong bias in the direction of abstract thought, and mathematics in particular, was noticeable at an early date.
The townspeople show a bias in favour of French habits and fashions.
The sovereign as compared with her ministers has, because she is the sovereign, the advantage of long experience, wide survey, elevated position and entire disconnexion from the bias of party.
Its author, with a considerable mathematical and mechanical bias, reckoned entirely with the quantity, not with the quality of his units, and relied almost implicitly upon his formulae.
Lotze was a man of considerable attainments in special science; perhaps he reveals here the bias of the scientific mind, and possibly even its limitations.
It gives copious details, and, as he had access to the correspondence and official documents of the Spanish leaders, it is, although necessarily possessing bias, the fullest and most authentic record existing of the events it relates.
This bias is reflected in the maxim that "correction should precede interpretation," which is no more than a half-truth.
That phrase accurately describes the prevalent bias of its author's mind.
The cause of medical materialism is the natural bias of physicians towards explaining the health and disease of mind by the health and disease of body.
He adhered henceforth to the army party, but with a constant bias in favour of the king.
All that Hauch wrote is marked by great qualities, and by distinction; he had a native bias towards the mystical, which, however, he learned to keep in abeyance.
But the Christian bias is sure to make theologians, who borrow a doctrine of the Absolute, interpret it in a Christian sense; hence we may consider it something of an accident that even an Augustine fails exactly to put the argument in form.
The bias of modern practice, in short, is towards milder methods, not only in treatment, but in those anticipatory processes which may render imprisonment unnecessary.
Another side is the recurring exhibition of the fact that these witnesses were persecuted only by those whose action should create no bias against the persecuted.