Confirmation bias, BellarmineStudios (1:34)For: High School, Higher Ed, WorkplaceVideo
Like it or not, we as human beings tend to think that our initial opinions are correct, and when presented with the facts, we pick out the ones that suit our presumptions best,” this quick video explains. It helps us understand the impact of our confirmation bias by comparing it to the “Texas Sharpshooter” fallacy, and offers a historical example of confirmation bias in action.
Lesson 1: Explore the inner workings of the mind
- 01.Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works, AsapSCIENCE (4:40)
- 02.Confirmation bias, BellarmineStudios (1:34)
- 03.The Faults of Others, adapted from The Happiness Hypothesis (2006) by Jonathan Haidt
- 04.I’m O.K., You’re Biased (2006) by Daniel Gilbert.
- 05.Of 2 minds: How fast and slow thinking shape perception and choice, adapted from Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (2012).
- 06.Confirmation Bias (2010) by David McRaney
- 07.Reason Seen More as Weapon Than Path to Truth (2011) by Patricia Cohen
- 08.Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (2011)
- 10.How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker (1997)
- 11.The Enigma of Reason by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber (2017)
- 12.Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind by Robert Kurzban (2010)
- 13.Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson, (2007)
- 14.Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, (2010)
- 15.How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life by Caroline Webb (2016)
- 16.Dan Ariely, Are we in control of our own decisions?, TED Talk (17:14)
- 17.CRITICAL THINKING – Cognitive Biases: Alief, Wireless Philosophy (3:59)
- 18.Intuition first, reasoning second, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (5:05)
- 19.The elephant, the rider, and the path – A tale of behavior change Rare (2:02)
- 20.Defining confirmation bias, Facing History and Ourselves (2:33)
- 21.Mark Changizi, Why do we see illusions?, TED-Ed (7:21)
- 23.Why do humans reason? Arguments for an argumentative theory by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber (2011)
- 24.Confirmation bias: A ubiquitous phenomenon in many guises by Raymond S. Nickerson (1998)
- 25.Objectivity in the eye of the beholder: Divergent perception of bias in self versus others by Emily Pronin, Thomas Gilovich, & Lee Ross (2004)
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