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What you will learn

  • Ascribe human and computational problems to various definitions of difficulty and problem solving techniques.

  • Use problem solving strategies to break down problems.

  • Describe the effects of various sources of bias in judgement and decision making.

  • Analyze and apply heuristic models and probability modeling to a variety of decision making scenarios.

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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Problems for Minds and Machines

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Problems for Minds and Machines31m
1 reading
Recognizing, Defining, and Representing Problems30m
2 practice exercises
Recognizing and Solving Problems10m
A Classic Puzzle25m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Computers and Logic

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 48 min)
2 videos
Machines and Logic25m
1 practice exercise
Computers and Logic15m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Humans and Heuristics

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 50 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Heuristics and Biases in Judgment21m
3 readings
Prospect Theory30m
Judgment under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases30m
***Cognitive Bias Bootcamp15m
2 practice exercises
Judgment and Decision Making5m
Heuristics and Biases10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Course Assessment & Wrap-Up Discussion

1 hour to complete
2 practice exercises
Regression to the Mean15m
Small Numbers Fallacy10m

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