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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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