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À propos du cours

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....

Meilleurs avis

JM

28 juil. 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

7 avr. 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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par Malaika F

27 nov. 2021

very informative course

par Uswa B

26 nov. 2021

very well articulated

par Marc M Y

27 déc. 2018

Extremely Insightful!

par Siam S

29 avr. 2020

a must-have course!

par Bhargav M

23 août 2019

An excellent course

par sun x

18 sept. 2017

very useful! THX!!!

par zubia i

23 nov. 2021

THIS WAS AWESOME !

par Toni A B

17 janv. 2021

Good information!!

par Andrey A

17 août 2017

Jolly good classes

par Musallam S A M

20 mars 2017

Really Good Course

par Areo B

8 juin 2020

Wonderful course!

par Sania N A

9 juil. 2018

excellent course!

par Miguel A G

5 juin 2022

Very interesting

par Kiran U K

27 oct. 2020

great instructor

par Elena S

6 mai 2020

Excellent course

par RAFAH A A

19 janv. 2019

It was wonderful

par Zaher E

2 mars 2022

the best course

par Vishal P

23 nov. 2020

Awesome Course!

par Katarzyna P

3 janv. 2020

Was worth it!!

par Гаврилова Л

28 févr. 2021

great course!

par Berathan B

23 nov. 2020

thank you. :)

par Chingiz M

12 sept. 2019

mind changing

par 孙超

8 oct. 2018

it is amazing

par Alexandra Z

10 juil. 2018

Great course!

par Manoj S

25 janv. 2018

Crisp and fun