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The Backfire Effect: Why our brains make it difficult to change our mind

The backfire effect occurs when conflicting information challenges a core belief, leading individuals to strengthen their existing belief rather than change it. Our brains tend to react emotionally instead of analytically when faced with conflicting information, making it difficult to change our minds. By delving into opposing arguments using analytical thinking, individuals can counteract the backfire effect and potentially understand different perspectives better.

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