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课程概述

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....

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JM

Jul 28, 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

Apr 7, 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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176 - Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age 的 200 个评论(共 278 个)

创建者 patrick k

May 8, 2021

An excellent and fascinating course!

创建者 Karel S

Apr 16, 2020

Great course. Recommend to everyone.

创建者 Radia A R

Sep 26, 2020

Very interesting and informative.

创建者 Elena

Jul 25, 2020

Was useful and very interesting !

创建者 Lejla V

Apr 27, 2020

Everyone should take this course!

创建者 Linda D P

Sep 16, 2019

Informational short 4 week class

创建者 Hugo P W d C

Sep 9, 2021

The rest of your life begins NOW

创建者 Evangeline

Apr 3, 2019

very useful. Critical Thinking.

创建者 haidera e

Oct 3, 2020

Interesting and useful course!

创建者 Jamoladdin O

Jun 29, 2020

Good course, very informative.

创建者 Jorge K

Aug 27, 2020

useful and practica knowledge

创建者 Khoranov A

Jul 4, 2020

Thank you, professor Nisbett.

创建者 KABIR P

Jun 11, 2020

Highly useful tilps. Thanks.

创建者 David M

Jan 13, 2022

​Great life changing course

创建者 Faisal A

Oct 4, 2021

الشكر الكثير على هذا الدورة

创建者 Nanika

Mar 16, 2020

This course was very good

创建者 Bugra E

Feb 13, 2022

Great and usefull course

创建者 Ashwin K

Jul 27, 2020

Beautifully done course.

创建者 Иванов Н И

May 18, 2020

Interesting and usefull!

创建者 Malaika F

Nov 27, 2021

very informative course

创建者 Uswa B

Nov 26, 2021

very well articulated

创建者 Marc M Y

Dec 27, 2018

Extremely Insightful!

创建者 Siam S

Apr 29, 2020

a must-have course!

创建者 Bhargav M

Aug 23, 2019

An excellent course

创建者 sun x

Sep 18, 2017

very useful! THX!!!