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Sobre o curso

Most professions these days require more than general intelligence. They require in addition the ability to collect, analyze and think about data. Personal life is enriched when these same skills are applied to problems in everyday life involving judgment and choice. This course presents basic concepts from statistics, probability, scientific methodology, cognitive psychology and cost-benefit theory and shows how they can be applied to everything from picking one product over another to critiquing media accounts of scientific research. Concepts are defined briefly and breezily and then applied to many examples drawn from business, the media and everyday life. What kinds of things will you learn? Why it’s usually a mistake to interview people for a job. Why it’s highly unlikely that, if your first meal in a new restaurant is excellent, you will find the next meal to be as good. Why economists regularly walk out of movies and leave restaurant food uneaten. Why getting your picture on the cover of Sports Illustrated usually means your next season is going to be a disappointment. Why you might not have a disease even though you’ve tested positive for it. Why you’re never going to know how coffee affects you unless you conduct an experiment in which you flip a coin to determine whether you will have coffee on a given day. Why it might be a mistake to use an office in a building you own as opposed to having your office in someone else’s building. Why you should never keep a stock that’s going down in hopes that it will go back up and prevent you from losing any of your initial investment. Why it is that a great deal of health information presented in the media is misinformation....

Melhores avaliações

JM
28 de Jul de 2019

This course is great! I recommend it to anyone who wants to be able to reason better and have more capabilities in making decisions. Thank you Dr. Nisbett and Coursera for providing this course.

MK
7 de Abr de 2020

Anyone beginner can take this course and be 100 times more understanding of information via any media while also perhaps understanding what is the best choice in some give scenario IRL.

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126 — 150 de 209 Avaliações para o Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age

por Stamatis S

4 de Jul de 2020

I have received a framework to check my ideas

por Serge K

21 de Ago de 2017

I like the book and have enjoyed the course!

por Jacqueline A

29 de Jun de 2017

This course is exactly what we all need now!

por Jerrica U

30 de Out de 2020

Everything in this lesson is very helpful.

por Olha-Ivanna M

24 de Mai de 2020

I like it. It's simple and informative.

por VERLA L

4 de Nov de 2020

I had a wonderful learning experience.

por Karel S

16 de Abr de 2020

Great course. Recommend to everyone.

por Radia A R

26 de Set de 2020

Very interesting and informative.

por Elena

25 de Jul de 2020

Was useful and very interesting !

por Lejla V

27 de Abr de 2020

Everyone should take this course!

por Linda D P

16 de Set de 2019

Informational short 4 week class

por Evangeline

3 de Abr de 2019

very useful. Critical Thinking.

por Haider A

3 de Out de 2020

Interesting and useful course!

por Jamoladdin O

29 de Jun de 2020

Good course, very informative.

por Jorge K

27 de Ago de 2020

useful and practica knowledge

por Xoranty K f A

4 de Jul de 2020

Thank you, professor Nisbett.

por KABIR P

11 de Jun de 2020

Highly useful tilps. Thanks.

por Nanika

16 de Mar de 2020

This course was very good

por Ashwin K

27 de Jul de 2020

Beautifully done course.

por Иванов Н И

18 de Mai de 2020

Interesting and usefull!

por Marc M Y

27 de Dez de 2018

Extremely Insightful!

por Siam S

29 de Abr de 2020

a must-have course!

por Bhargav M

23 de Ago de 2019

An excellent course

por sun x

18 de Set de 2017

very useful! THX!!!

por Andrey A

17 de Ago de 2017

Jolly good classes