Given this methodological development, it is not surprising, therefore, that efforts to validate or, conversely, to disconfirm
the theory of multiple intelligences have been problematic, for the resources of empiricism are too meagre for this task.
did the manager gather data to confirm as well as disconfirm
Falsificationists argue that we should look for observations that might disconfirm
Selective perception occurs when officers focus on evidence that supports what they suspect as true while ignoring facts that might disconfirm
those ideas, commonly termed confirmation bias.
There is no limit to the percentage of the population which can be said to be "mentally ill," since, as a metaphor, there is no way to confirm or disconfirm
diagnoses (or the number of people who are mentally ill).
And for myself at least, conversations with theologians from various generations in the Catholic Theological Society of America and the College Theology Society confirm this conventional wisdom about young theologians more than they disconfirm
A more advanced reader, whether skimming the mystery or using the characters conversation to confirm or disconfirm
their understanding of a topic, would find the further reading and talking-points that are included at the end of the book very valuable.
1990) found that counselors recalled more information that confirmed their clinical hypotheses about clients even when the reports they received contained more information to disconfirm
Many auditors who select an incorrect explanation can easily disconfirm
it if they consider whether the explanation adequately accounts for the discrepancies identified.
If he or she finds three white geese, the conclusion is not established until every possible effort has been made to locate data that would disconfirm
Theories unite appearances into coherent, lawful, and universal wholes that further appearances will, it is hoped, confirm (tentatively) or disconfirm
Results broadly support the collective choice model and disconfirm
the role of interest groups, particularly physicians, in determining prescription regulation.