I'll start by saying that I think Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) and online markets offer no less than a revolution in experimental psychology. By now, I've already conducted over a hundred experiments on MTurk and have come to consider it as one of... Read More | Share it now!
Managing citations and creating bibliographies used to be alot of work. Tools like Endnote made things slightly easier, but it was still a bit of a hassle to export all the citations, download those and manage them. But, in recent years the... Read More | Share it now!
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 situation for... 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 TED.COM... 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 a... 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 would stay... 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 Machines" was the... 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!