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Your Deceptive Mind [compact Disc]

A Scientific Guide To Critical Thinking Skills

By Steven. Novella

From the Great Courses series, lectures by Steven Novella, Yale School of Medicine.

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Format: Audio Books
Author: Novella, Steven.
Title: Your deceptive mind [compact disc] : a scientific guide to critical thinking skills / Steven Novella.
Publisher Date: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, c2012.
Subject: Critical thinking -- Talking books. Thought and thinking -- Talking books.
Isbn: 1598038265 9781598038262 9781598038262
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Call Number: 153.43 Nov
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Format: Audio Books
Author: Novella, Steven.
Title: Your deceptive mind [compact disc] : a scientific guide to critical thinking skills / Steven Novella.
Publisher, Date: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, c2012.
Description: 12 sound discs (ca. 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Great courses.
Series: Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects: Critical thinking -- Talking books.
Subjects: Thought and thinking -- Talking books.
Other Author: Teaching Company
Notes: Compact discs.
Notes: Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, bibliography and discography.
Notes: Taught by: Professor Steven Novella, Yale School of Medicine.
Contents: Necessity of thinking about thinking -- Neuroscience of belief -- Errors of perception -- Flaws and fabrications of memory -- Pattern recognition: seeing what's not there -- Our constructed reality -- Structure and purpose of argument -- Logic and logical fallacies -- Heuristics and cognitive biases -- Poor at probability: our innate innumeracy -- Toward better estimates of what's probably -- Culture and mass delusions -- Philosophy and presuppositions of science -- Science and the supernatural -- Varieties and quality of scientific evidence -- Great scientific blunders -- Science versus pseudoscience -- Many kinds of pseudoscience -- Trap of grand conspiracy thinking -- Denialism: rejecting science and history -- Marketing, scams, and urban legends -- Science, media, and democracy -- Experts and scientific consensus -- Critical thinking and science in your life.
ISBN: 1598038265
ISBN: 9781598038262
ISBN: 9781598038262
Publisher Number: 9344
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Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 153.43 Nov
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