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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY1101
Professor
A L L
Semester
Fall

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Psychology 1101Chapter 1 Thinking Critically definition of psychology study of mental behavioural processes studies how we think behave and feel scope counselling therapy is a small part of psychology its huge in medicine relationship between mind and body justice system politics human error website design1 A The need for psychological science hindsight bias and overconfidence illustrate why we cannot rely solely on intuition and common sense limits of intuition essential to listen to intuition but sometimes its unreliable and misleadingwe cannot fully trust it limits of common sense doesnt generate new knowledge or information is the result of learning and experience hindsight bias iknewitallalongphenomenon tendency to feel the conclusion was obvious and could have been easily forecasted when we dont know all the facts the conclusion really isnt that obvious overconfidence tendency to overestimate how accurate our knowledge is illusory correlation tendency to see a relationship between two unrelated variables EX black cats and bad luck it affects thinking in 2 ways pay attention to any event that supports our belief tend to remember more the events that support our belief perceiving order in random events
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