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Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 22, Science, Media, and Democracy
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directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 22 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 29 mins
How does one find sound, reliable information in today's world? Topics you'll explore include the strengths and weaknesses of science reporting in the media; traps reporters fall into when covering science topics; the intersection between science and ethics, politics, and social issues; and the important role of s...
directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 22 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 29 mins
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Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 23, Experts and Scientific Consensus
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directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 23 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 29 mins
How reliable is scientific consensus on hot-button issues such as climate change? What is the definition of an expert, and when should you defer to an expert's knowledge on important questions? Is there any characteristic that guarantees an expert's legitimacy? Probe these and other tricky questions related to the...
directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 23 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 29 mins
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Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 24, Critical Thinking and Science in Your Life
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directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 24 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 32 mins
In the course's final lecture, Dr. Novella leaves you with some final thoughts on thinking more critically in your everyday life. These include accepting humility in the face of your own knowledge; understanding -- but not denying -- your emotions and their influence on thinking; and accepting the need to be comfo...
directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 24 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 32 mins
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Zimbardo House of Representatives Testimony, 1971
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in Philip Zimbardo Papers, of University of Akron. Cummings Center for the History of Psychology; with Philip Zimbardo, 1933-, Series 1: Stanford Prison Experiment, 1971-2005, Box M3483.2, Folder 3: Zimbardo House of Representatives testimony, 1971 (originally published 1971), 50 page(s)
in Philip Zimbardo Papers, of University of Akron. Cummings Center for the History of Psychology; with Philip Zimbardo, 1933-, Series 1: Stanford Prison Experiment, 1971-2005, Box M3483.2, Folder 3: Zimbardo House of Representatives testimony, 1971 (originally published 1971), 50 page(s)
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