Authority Bias

Authority Bias means that you give more weight to an idea or thought because it was delivered by someone in a position of power (i.e. an authority figure).

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What is authority bias?

This bias means that you give more weight to an idea or thought because it was delivered by someone in a position of power (i.e. an authority figure).

Example situation hiring process.

When being part of an interview panel, you listen more to the opinion of your manager than the opinion of a peer.

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