A tendency towards a particular interpretation or belief which affects one’s ability to make decisions free of prejudice or outside influence.
Example: She is so skeptical of religious people that, upon learning that her otherwise perfect blind date was a regular churchgoer, she wouldn’t go out with him again.
Grinnell, R. (2008). Bias. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 4, 2015, from http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/2008/bias/