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Unformatted text preview: 1/25/2011 1 1. How can we differentiate between uniformed opinions and examined conclusions? 2. The science of psychology helps make these examined conclusions, which leads to our understanding of how people feel, think, and act as they do! 1/25/2011 2 The scientific attitude is composed of curiosity (passion for exploration), skepticism (doubting and questioning) and humility (ability to accept responsibility when wrong). " examines preconceptions and multiple perspectives. " shows tolerance for uncertainty . " Is active and action directed, intentional and goal- directed . " is logical and evidence-based , especially based on scientific evidence. " reduces bias , oversimplification and overgeneralization. " analyze arguments before evaluating their merits " analyzes text or speech for fallacies in the reasoning used to advance arguments. FALLACIES may be used as reasoning tricks 1/25/2011 3 Personal interviewers may rely too much on their gut feelings when meeting with job applicants.with job applicants....
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course BUSINESS A 00 taught by Professor Misc during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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