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Paul Bloom: How our biases work -- and how we can take control when they go wrong
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Paul Bloom: How our biases work -- and how we can take control when they go wrong

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(Paul Bloom's Yale course, Introduction to Psychology from Spring 2007, is available on Yale Open Courses for free.)

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RE: Paul Bloom: How our biases work -- and how we can take control when they go wrong

i watched this the other day - i like his style pretty well. i am going to watch it again since xc recommends it - i feel a little bad i have been hard on xc. i felt a bit surprised/relieved/not hated when i saw he thanked me for my venting today in my blog - titled july 12 writing.

so thanks and a hug to xc if he wants one.

ok i watched it again. he says so many interesting things i really dont know where to start to comment on it. but i didnt like how he starts out by talking about things that are stupid and evil.

i wrote about the word evil on my site.. in relation to a guy i knew personally - david caruso - who has a phd in psychology.

if someone is interested they can do this site search in google evil

anyhow here is another video by paul bloom - about empathy

he says it is natural for us to have it. at the end is a very cute clip of a toddler helping someone -- it is only about 3 minutes long
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