With so much information available at our fingertips, why aren’t we swayed by information that goes against what we thought we knew? There are many examples of cognitive biases that are used to maintain and reinforce our existing beliefs and worldviews so come to this activity to better understand these cognitive biases and develop strategies to overcome them. This session is part of the Fall 2018 ARC Colloquium: Misinformation in the Public Sphere, which addresses the extent of misinformation of all kinds in the world around us, seeks to make us aware of its existence, and proposes conversations about how to deal with it inside and outside the classroom.
Learn with #SECCTV's educational resources! This week, visit Yosemite National Park through their Yosemite Nature Notes series. Tune in or stream SECC Comcast 15 this Friday, June 18 at 7:30PM to watch. pic.twitter.com/bx2i5erWA2