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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age от партнера Мичиганский университет

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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....

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28 июля 2019 г.

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.


7 апр. 2020 г.

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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176–200 из 284 отзывов о курсе Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age

автор: Alex G

31 мая 2022 г.

I feel smarter after taking this course.

автор: Оля М

24 мая 2020 г.

I like it. It's simple and informative.

автор: VERLA L

4 нояб. 2020 г.

I had a wonderful learning experience.

автор: Yessica L G H

27 сент. 2021 г.

Excellent course, clear explanation.

автор: patrick k

8 мая 2021 г.

An excellent and fascinating course!

автор: Karel S

16 апр. 2020 г.

Great course. Recommend to everyone.

автор: Lisa D S

22 июля 2022 г.

Very informative! I learned a lot.

автор: Radia A R

26 сент. 2020 г.

Very interesting and informative.

автор: Elena

25 июля 2020 г.

Was useful and very interesting !

автор: Lejla V

27 апр. 2020 г.

Everyone should take this course!

автор: Linda D P

16 сент. 2019 г.

Informational short 4 week class

автор: Hugo P W d C

9 сент. 2021 г.

The rest of your life begins NOW

автор: Evangeline

3 апр. 2019 г.

very useful. Critical Thinking.

автор: haidera e

3 окт. 2020 г.

Interesting and useful course!

автор: Jamoladdin O

29 июня 2020 г.

Good course, very informative.

автор: Jorge K

27 авг. 2020 г.

useful and practica knowledge

автор: Khoranov A

4 июля 2020 г.

Thank you, professor Nisbett.

автор: KABIR P

11 июня 2020 г.

Highly useful tilps. Thanks.

автор: David M

13 янв. 2022 г.

​Great life changing course

автор: Faisal A

4 окт. 2021 г.

الشكر الكثير على هذا الدورة

автор: Nanika

16 мар. 2020 г.

This course was very good

автор: Bugra

13 февр. 2022 г.

Great and usefull course

автор: Ashwin K

27 июля 2020 г.

Beautifully done course.

автор: Иванов Н И

18 мая 2020 г.

Interesting and usefull!

автор: Malaika F

27 нояб. 2021 г.

very informative course