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. (2016). Bias. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 21, 2016, from http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/bias/