I don’t have a background in psychology, but I taught critical thinking when I was young, I’ve done a lot of reading about reasoning and especially how and why people go astray in their reasoning, and I’ve had a lifelong commitment to truth and rationality. 3,252 more words
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There are few things I love more than learning about the history of Cowell College. Tonight was no exception.
This week, we were graced by the presence of some members of the Lifelong Learners program, some of whom were around during the early years of the university. 237 more words
First, an excerpt from my Statement of Purpose for UC Davis’s Teaching Credential / MA Program:
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I am drawn to the diversity, race, and equity research opportunities at UC Davis, with a particular interest in stereotype threat and disidentification.
The opportunities I am continually blessed with this never cease to astound me.
This evening, I attended a high tea and lecture with some inspiring company: Thomas & Ann Pettigrew, Elliot & Vera Aronson (with Desilu, of course), Lee Ross, Byron Bland, Jonathan & Jennifer Ellis, Ella, Nancy(?), Bob, and Faye. 832 more words
By Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
Synopsis: Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? 360 more words