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The Backfire Effect

Recently, I have been looking into the concept of the backfire effect. That effect plainly states that when people are entrenched in their view, the more information that you provide them to combat their belief, the more they believe in their position.

Here is a video explaining the concept.

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Edison: It Isn’t Useless, It Didn’t Go as Planned

By Steven G. Mehta Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. Thomas A. Edison In mediation, you often have to take risks with regards to strategies that will work.  Not all strategies will work.  Sometimes, the parties will feel as if it was a waste of time [...] Continue reading

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