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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Steven Pinker, Reverse Engineering, Physical Law

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11 Sep 2016
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Brain raises a paradox, many tasks we take for granted cannot be duplicated in robots and computers. The mind also has quirks, for example, why is the
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Executive Functions, Moral Agency, Moral Psychology

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18 Sep 2016
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Moral decisions have a lot of impact on our relationships and self-image. Major debate right now pits emotion against reason, one side saying moral jud
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Ingroups And Outgroups, Animacy, Group Selection

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24 Sep 2016
13
Religion seen as exotic specialty area, not talked about often. People describe it as an awkward and embarrassing phenomenom. Some say religion isn"t a
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Nepotism, Juggling, Reciprocal Altruism

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25 Sep 2016
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We may all be vulnerable to moral illusions: philosophers use them to shake people out of the na ve belief that our minds give us a transparent window
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Emotional Contagion, Common Rule, Verbal Behavior

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6 Dec 2016
9
Sex redefined idea of two sexes is simplistic. Presence or absence of y chromosome is what counts, with it you are male without you are female. Technol
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Paradigm Shift, Bounded Rationality, Mental Model

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19 Oct 2016
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Intelligence Analysis, Randomness, Scientific Method

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14 Nov 2016
8
Philos 2ct3 chapter 11 notes heuer biases in perception of cause and effect. Judgements about cause and effect are necessary to explain the past, to un
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Difficult People, Fire Hydrant

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26 Oct 2016
6
Philos 2ct3 reading psychology of intelligence analysis chapter 2. Process of perception links people to their environment and is critical to accurate
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Zyx Music, Working Memory, Selective Perception

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29 Oct 2016
7
Differences between stronger and weaker analytical performance are attributable in large (cid:373)easure to differe(cid:374)(cid:272)es i(cid:374) the
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Cognitive Bias, Abstract Theory, Missing Data

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14 Nov 2016
4
Research is based on premise that cognitive limitations cause people to employ various simplifying strategies and rules of thumb to ease the burden of
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PHILOS 2CT3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Status Quo Bias, Status Quo, In-Group Favoritism

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19 Oct 2016
4
Human brain capable of 1016 processes per second, thus more powerful than any computer: but it still has major limitations. Cognitive biases that cause
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