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Your deceptive mind : a scientific guide to critical thinking skills / producer, Tony Hidenrick ; director, Jonathan Leven.

Novella, Steven, (speaker.). Hidenrick, Tony, (producer.). Leven, Jon, (director.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2012.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 9 Heuristics and Cognitive Biases Episode 16 Great Scientific Blunders Episode 19 Trap of Grand Conspiracy Thinking Episode 7 Structure and Purpose of Argument Episode 3 Errors of Perception Episode 2 Neuroscience of Belief Episode 14 Science and the Supernatural Episode 12 Culture and Mass Delusions Episode 1 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 Many Kinds of Pseudoscience.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Instructor, Professor Steven Novella, Yale School of Medicine.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Critical thinking.
Thought and thinking.

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