The illusion of explanatory depth

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So very interesting, and presented in a way that makes you curious and enthusiastic to dig deeper. Great teachers!!

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I found this course to be very timely in this polarized world. I wish these ideas were taught in school.

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What makes us arrogant? Biases, heuristics and cognitive psychology

Professor Frank Keil discusses a number of biases which we all have, and which can make us more arrogant and dogmatic by leading us to think that we know more than we actually do. Can you find examples of those biases in the news, and perhaps even in yourself?

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    Dr. Ian Church

    Researcher

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    Professor Duncan Pritchard

    Professor of Philosophy

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    Dr. Emma Gordon

    Postdoctoral Researcher

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