false consensus effect

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Cognitive bias of a person who believes other people think the same way they do. This belief leads to an idea of consensus but since it doesn't really exist, it's a "false consensus" in psychological terms.

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The false consensus effect could be explained by the fact that the individual has a unique sense of experiences that refine their taste.
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The false consensus effect was really prevalent because I assumed that everyone thought like me, but that was not the case and everyone had their own mind.
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You need to make sure that you don't ever find yourself siding with the people in the false consensus effect.
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