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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
The tendency, after learning about an event, to "second guess" or believe that one could have predicted the event in advance.
"I knew it all along"
After something happens, you feel you expected that outcome.
Overestimating your ability to predict that something was going to happen.
Examples of Hindsight Bias
After you get your graded test back, you cry
"I was about to put that!"
when you see what the right answer is, even though you did not.
Historians may describe the outcome of a battle as predictable, when in reality it had been a desperate struggle
You find out your girlfriend is cheating on you and you tell your friends you always knew she was trouble.
You claim to have predicted a plot twist in a movie ("I always thought Hans was a shady jerk!")
Other types of cognitive bias:
Hindsight bias disorts
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