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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Modelos de Pensamento da instituição Universidade de Michigan

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Sobre o curso

We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate to produce novel, unexpected phenomena. We see political uprisings, market crashes, and a never ending array of social trends. How do we make sense of it? Models. Evidence shows that people who think with models consistently outperform those who don't. And, moreover people who think with lots of models outperform people who use only one. Why do models make us better thinkers? Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures. In this class, I present a starter kit of models: I start with models of tipping points. I move on to cover models explain the wisdom of crowds, models that show why some countries are rich and some are poor, and models that help unpack the strategic decisions of firm and politicians. The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology. Mastering this material will give you a huge leg up in advanced courses. They also help you in life. Here's how the course will work. For each model, I present a short, easily digestible overview lecture. Then, I'll dig deeper. I'll go into the technical details of the model. Those technical lectures won't require calculus but be prepared for some algebra. For all the lectures, I'll offer some questions and we'll have quizzes and even a final exam. If you decide to do the deep dive, and take all the quizzes and the exam, you'll receive a Course Certificate. If you just decide to follow along for the introductory lectures to gain some exposure that's fine too. It's all free. And it's all here to help make you a better thinker!...

Melhores avaliações

6 de Abr de 2018

The course presents a multitude of models that enable us to analyze human and systems behavior and interactions. By making implicit assumptions explicit we can understand real world processes better.

24 de Fev de 2017

Great content and lectures, that possibly provides new dimensions to look/explain the situation in context, I guess I will comeback for references to continue with this journey in to 'Model Thinking'

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por Patrick P

2 de Ago de 2020

I wish I could take it again!

por Marko M

30 de Ago de 2018

Great and interesting course!

por Konstantinos M

20 de Mar de 2017

Probably my favourite course.

por Pete S

9 de Jul de 2016

Scott E Page is totally cool!

por Wael E

8 de Mai de 2016

Fantastic, I love this course

por Ludo A S

19 de Mar de 2019

Essential for everyday life!

por Rafia N

13 de Jan de 2016

This course is just amazing.

por Hasan R C

4 de Jul de 2019

Wonderful course,

Thank you.

por Pedro P

6 de Jun de 2017

Complete and very usefull.

por Panshul R

19 de Jun de 2020

Quizzes could be improved


10 de Jun de 2020

Excellent course by Scott

por conanar

6 de Dez de 2016

It really opened my mind.


10 de Nov de 2020

This course is so great!

por Maksudul S A

15 de Ago de 2020

Interesting & Enjoyable

por 李勇

16 de Mai de 2018

An extraodinary course!

por YE Q

3 de Nov de 2017


por Sinziana C

16 de Out de 2017

Great Course! Loved it!

por David L

8 de Set de 2020

Really like the course

por Eva S

4 de Out de 2020

My brain is tingling.

por Aleksey E

21 de Out de 2017

Great course, thanks.


20 de Set de 2017

An excellent course!

por Susan M

26 de Jul de 2017

I loved this course.

por Pablo O

8 de Mar de 2016

Mind opening course!

por Yuan X

10 de Dez de 2015

this is what I need.

por Dzmitry P

22 de Mai de 2019

I like this course.