Your Deceptive Mind

Your Deceptive Mind

A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

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Become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life. These 24 rewarding lectures immerses you in the science of cognitive biases and thought processes. By immersing yourself in the science of critical thinking, and by learning how to think about thinking, you'll gain concrete lessons for doing so more critically, more intelligently, and more successfully than before.
Contents: Episode 9 Heuristics and Cognitive Biases
Episode 16 Great Scientific Blunders
Episode 19 The Trap of Grand Conspiracy Thinking
Episode 7 The Structure and Purpose of Argument
Episode 3 Errors of Perception
Episode 2 The Neuroscience of Belief
Episode 14 Science and the Supernatural
Episode 12 Culture and Mass Delusions
Episode 1 The Necessity of Thinking about Thinking
Episode 10 Poor at Probability
Episode 17 Science Versus Pseudoscience
Episode 13 Philosophy and Presuppositions of Science
Episode 21 Marketing, Scams, and Urban Legends
Episode 24 Critical Thinking and Science in Your Life
Episode 15 Varieties and Quality of Scientific Evidence
Episode 23 Experts and Scientific Consensus
Episode 8 Logic and Logical Fallacies
Episode 6 Our Constructed Reality
Episode 11 Toward Better Estimates of What's Probable
Episode 5 Pattern Recognition
Episode 4 Flaws and Fabrications of Memory
Episode 22 Science, Media, and Democracy
Episode 20 Denialism
Episode 18 The Many Kinds of Pseudoscience
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col
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