PSYC 180 Critical Thinking: Biases and Illusions (3 credits)

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Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)


Psychology : The course provides students tools to become critical information consumers. Topics include: cognitive tools people use to make intuitive evaluations, factors that bias judgment, errors in calculation, and a general, conceptual introduction to statistical and methodological issues. Illustrative examples will range from medical and economic decision-making to illusions and fraud.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Winter

  • Restriction: This course cannot be used to replace PSYC 100