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Cognitive Biases

I came across this video tonight; it discussed the top 4 cognitive biases that can affect decision making. It is a good general knowledge to have, which can influence your decision making for the better. 13 more words

1984's "thoughtcrime" weeding grows in today's hiring practices

The days of 1984’s thoughtcrime have arrived, thanks to organizations that are embracing the socialist/liberal, globalist view of the world where the Constitution and the human rights of freedom of expression, religion, and association are all despised. 440 more words


Process Reflection for Documentary Review

In my second draft of my documentary review for 5 Broken Cameras, I completely changed the format of my essay. In the first draft, I told a lot of plot summary to give my review. 117 more words

Teacher's Role in Detecting Biases

I had a conversation with my partner the other day about current events and news in the country. I was filling him in with it since he works abroad. 546 more words


The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Theorist(s): David Dunning and Justin Kruger
Emergence Year: 1999
Publication: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Field: Psychology
Theorist(s) Origins:

The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which low-ability individuals suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly assessing their ability as much higher than it really is. 254 more words


Checking Our Biases When We Check Out Books

Checking Our Biases When We Check Out Books

by Laura Koennecke

The other night I was telling my son about a book I wanted to read to him called… 874 more words


Psych in Sum: Confirmation Bias in Politics

We saw the first debate between the two major party nominees for president this Monday, and critiques of the candidates’ performances flooded the internet. As with every debate, … 322 more words

Social Psychology