Q&A – The Psychology of Thinking – with Richard Nisbett

Q&A – The Psychology of Thinking – with Richard Nisbett



Is there a difference between wisdom and intelligence? Will the development of science and education render our political system obsolete? Richard Nisbett answers questions following his talk.
Watch the full talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKm4VoExc0Q
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Richard Nisbett is Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished Professor of social psychology and co-director of the Culture and Cognition program at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

“The most influential thinker, in my life, has been the psychologist Richard Nisbett. He basically gave me my view of the world.” –Malcolm Gladwell

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June 22, 2016 / 2 Comments / by / in
  • I love the bit about statistics in school. I had trouble staying awake long enough to get even basic stats in my head until I found applications like the ones discussed here. Thanks for the video!

  • "Thinking" is one of those subjective experiences that you "know it if you see it"? Quite a lot of research is required to find repeatable examples…

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