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    • Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    • By: Steven Novella, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven Novella
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
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    No skill is more important in today's world than being able to think about, understand, and act on information in an effective and responsible way. What's more, at no point in human history have we had access to so much information, with such relative ease, as we do in the 21st century. But because misinformation out there has increased as well, critical thinking is more important than ever. These 24 rewarding lectures equip you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By rkeinc on 09-21-14

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Science and the Supernatural

    • By: Steven Novella
    • Narrated by: Steven Novella
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What are we to make of “supernatural” issues such as the existence of ghosts and the possibility of miracles? Approach these and other topics from a critical thinker’s perspective. Along the way, examine the deeper issue at work here: what is - and what should be - the relationship between science and the belief in things we can’t see.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Far More Profound Than I'd Imagined

    • By Spencer on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $1.37

    • Understanding the Flaws and Fabrications of Memory

    • By: Steven Novella
    • Narrated by: Steven Novella
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Memory is tricky, to say the least. Here, unpack the vital role that memories - even inaccurate memories - play in critical thinking. Some of the many topics you’ll explore: how memory recall works; the roots of source amnesia; the inverse relationship between confidence and accuracy in a memory; and how memories can even be manufactured.

    Regular price: $1.37

    • Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us

    • By: Steven Novella, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven Novella
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In today's information age, medical myths are all around us. And using them to make decisions about your own health can be harmful. Even deadly. That's why it's critical to understand the accuracy of medical information and discover the truth about everyday health and well-being. That's the core of this important series of 24 eye-opening lectures from an acclaimed neurologist, educator, and science broadcaster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen for Anyone!

    • By Debbie on 06-09-14

    Regular price: $34.95