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Nursing Resources: Bias and Logical Fallacies

A variety of library resources related to nursing available at ACTC Library.


Bias referes to a tendency to believe that some people, ideas, etc., are better than others, which usually results in treating some people unfairly.  When evaluating sources, it is important to look for and recognize bias so as not to confuse a writer's opinion with facts.  It is equally important to be aware of your own biases so that you don't discount credible sources just because they differ from your opinions.

Logical Fallacies

Fallacies are arguments that comes to a conclusion without evidence to support them, and they come in many varieties.