The following two in-class activities were aimed at two topics that are especially interesting to demonstrate in the classroom – leadership and group collaboration. When it comes to the formation of leadership – how can you force a... Read More | Share it now!
Though I know many instructors shy away from dealing with the issue of ethics in the classroom, I find that topic especially challenging and intriguing. I’ve followed how Dan Ariely discusses some of this psychological science with the wide... Read More | Share it now!
To continue the in-class experiments series, I ran three more inclass experiments in the recent summer course I gave – Hindsight Bias, False Consensus Bias & Confirmation Bias.
The three are relatively straightforward and can be combined into... Read More | Share it now!
My strongest memory of all that I’ve studied during my MBA was an in-class experiment showing the fallacy of handwriting assessment. Now that I’ve turned a management/psychology instructor and am constantly seeking learning experiences that... Read More | Share it now!
Since we’re in the topic of free will and the attributions of free will to agents, I was wondering whether people will ever be able to attribute will and moral responsibility to machines. A recent article by the New Yorker “Moral... Read More | Share it now!
Free will has up until quite recently been considered a philosophical issue. Some philosophers argued that free will exists, some argued that it doesn’t, and work has mainly been focused on trying to better define what free will means and to... Read More | Share it now!
Ever since I began doing research in social psychology there were two very important issues I had to tackle – both answered with one simple solution – my own research Wiki.
The first critical issue was organization. It became... Read More | Share it now!
Examples go a long way to make things clearer for the students. To liven things up in the class room and engage the students, it’s helpful to actually have your students think up examples in class, write those on the board in brainstorming style... Read More | Share it now!