Apr 25, 2021
Conclusion (at last) of a three-part episode on the ways our perceptions and processing distort reality. For the stalwart (and patient) seekers of knowledge only.
6:13 Halo Effect
10:41 Just World Fallacy
17:21 Negativity Bias
22:16 Optimism and Pessimism Bias
Apr 17, 2021
Today I begin a pedantic journey into the tragicomic ways our perceptions and judgments are altered and distorted by our own cognitive processes -- goofy, heartbreaking, and humorous all at once,
Index of topics included:
04:52 Anchoring Bias
08:59 Availability Heuristic
13:25 Backfire Effect
Apr 4, 2021
In which we continue to Dumbest things in history series by looking at some of the glitches in us that make them possible. And also that they are not the result of our lizard brain, because we don't have one.
In this episode, we cover conspiracy thinking and theories and the apophenia that makes them possible,...