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Psychology

Groupthink and the Error of Overconfidence

July 21, 2022

Many heads are better than one when it comes to brainstorming and problem-solving. Yet, it isn’t without flaws. Groupthink, although allowing for diverse opinions, can end up finalizing bad decisions which ultimately prove disastrous. […]

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Psychology

Problem-solving and Mental Shortcuts

July 20, 2022

While problem-solving, our decisions can, at times, be influenced by a bias we might have based on stereotypes. We can also be influenced by an availability bias, one where we overestimate the likelihood of something happening. […]

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Psychology

Cognitive Abilities and Development in Children  

July 13, 2022

Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development proposes that children move through four distinct stages, and that these stages roughly correspond to particular ages. Modern research has updated and revised his findings in various ways. […]

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