This course introduces fundamental concepts from statistics, probability, scientific methodology, cognitive psychology, and cost-benefit theory and demonstrates how they can be applied to everything from choosing one product over another to critiquing media accounts of scientific research. Concepts are defined briefly and concisely before being applied to a variety of examples drawn from business, the media, and everyday life.
- The Law of Large Numbers
- Cognitive Biases
- Choosing and Deciding
- Logic and Dialectical Reasoning