Developmental over-optimism

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ED

Jul 30, 2017

I found this course to be very timely in this polarized world. I wish these ideas were taught in school.

DG

Mar 02, 2018

For life-long-learners: I view this course as highly valuable.

From the lesson
What makes us arrogant? Biases, heuristics and cognitive psychology
Professor Frank Keil discusses a number of biases which we all have, and which can make us more arrogant and dogmatic by leading us to think that we know more than we actually do. Can you find examples of those biases in the news, and perhaps even in yourself?

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  • Dr. Ian Church

    Dr. Ian Church

    Researcher
  • Professor Duncan Pritchard

    Professor Duncan Pritchard

    Professor of Philosophy
  • Dr. Emma Gordon

    Dr. Emma Gordon

    Postdoctoral Researcher

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