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Exercise 1 - Understanding meaning
Bias can have two meanings.

The first meaning of bias is favoring a person or thing over others because of personal feelings, not because of objective and fair judgment.

For example:

Companies whose top jobs go only to men show a bias against women.

I have a bias for sweet desserts: I never touch the healthy ones.

In a research context, a biased sample describes a sample that is not representative. For this meaning of biased, see Exercise 6 for 'random'.
Which answers are closest in meaning to the first meaning of bias?
Click on 3 correct answers.

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