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Jun 19th 2017

Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science, what we can study are the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul and its prospects of surviving the death of the body. Why are soul and afterlife beliefs so common in human history? Are there adaptive advantages to assuming souls exist?

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Jun 19th 2017

Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science, what we can study are the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul and its prospects of surviving the death of the body.

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Learn about human behavior and capabilities and how they impact user experience design. In this UX course, we will survey theories and findings from the social sciences (especially psychology); with special attention to how these concepts influence the way we design for human interaction. We will cover how people perceive and process information, motor capabilities and limitations, decision-making and problem solving, and how emotion and social factors impact user experience. We will also cover best practices for designing systems to align with how people work.

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Nov 7th 2016

Make better personal and professional decisions and consider the psychological dimension to key ethical and political choices. What are the forces shaping human behaviour? How do we think and decide? This course, from Professor Nick Chater and Warwick Business School, explores the origins of human rationality and irrationality.

Average: 3.1 (21 votes)
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There is no more salient topic in the global information age than the human condition, including learning, behavior and dysfunction.

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Mar 11th 2014

In this course we will learn about some of the many ways in which people behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome these problems.

Average: 8.2 (6 votes)