Ten Great Ideas: Cognitive Psychology

The Implicit Association Test
From Harvard University
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Cognitive biases Link Radio clip from The John Murray show, RTE Radio1
15 mins
Fundamental attribution error    
Crash Course Psychology describe one of the greatest ideas in all of psychology Youtube. 10 mins
Fundamental attribution error Link From wikipedia.org
Confirmation Bias    
Teaching Confirmation Bias YouTube. 2 mins
Cognitive Dissonance    
How and Why We Lie to Ourselves: Cognitive Dissonance Link With nice examples. Text-based from spring.org
In this fast-paced spin through the cognitive history of the 20th century, moral philosopher James Flynn suggests that changes in the way we think have had surprising (and not always positive) consequences. Link Youtube. Via TED. 20 mins.
26 reasons why what you think is right is wrong Link 26 of the most widely studied cognitive biases
From blisstree.com
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational Link From gizmodo.com
8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments Link From gizmodo.com
How the Mind Works: 10 Fascinating TED Talks Compiled on spring.org.uk
Why Smart People Do Dumb or Irrational Things: 10 More Brilliant Social Psychology Studies 10 classic studies in psychology.
Text-based, but wonderful nonetheless.
Compiled on spring.co.uk
And another 10 See above
Dan Gilbert: Why we make bad decisions Link Youtube. 35 mins.
The Selective Attention Test Don't believe your own eyes. YouTube. 1 min
False memories: How Many of Your Memories Are Fake? Link Text-based from theatlantic.com
Testing and Intelligence From the Discovering Psychology website

Applying psychology to market research

With diamond shreddies. Scary what they can make us believe.