about account add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up back-arrow register-arrow book-mobile book categories chat-bubble-mobile chat-bubble close college contact-us credit-card drag email-square facebook-mobile facebook-square facebook faq film history home load modal-error person pinterest-square play-mobile play queue remove resume search share show star tick trailer trash twitter-mobile twitter-square twitter university warning warning youtube-square open-eye close-eye promo-tag tag check info info active
11

Toward Better Estimates of What’s Probable

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

Toward Better Estimates of What’s Probable

Taught by Professor Steven Novella | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Continue your exploration of innumeracy by turning to the nature and perception of false positives, insignificant risks, and other manifestations in statistics and probability. Then, engage with some fun and revealing probability puzzles to discover just how lacking our intuition is when it comes to numbers.

Reviews

r********m
August 5, 2017

Reply

Delete

g********m
June 1, 2016

Reply

Delete