Understanding Bias: Applying knowledge

You and a partner will choose 1 of the established biases below. Detailed descriptions of each can be found on the amazing website of the DECISION LAB think tank; an organization with the aim of using behavioural science to make things better

Step 1: Chose 1 of the following Biases to learn about:

***Ikea Effect ***Cognitive Dissonance ***Confirmation Bias
***Confirmation Bias ***Availability Heuristic
***Halo Effect ***Bandwagon Effect
***Anchoring ***Self-Serving Bias

Step 2: Prepare a short presentation in accordance with the assignment linked HERE in which you’ll teach the class about your bias.

Leading Lit Discussions: A collaborative investigation into truth making via Grendel

Our journey through this text will be led by you via literature discussions! But it is likely you have rarely, if ever, led a lit discussion before! Thus use the guide linked below in order to ensure that you and your classmates extract as much knowledge and meaning from the text as possible!

Guide to Leading a Lit Discussion

The Dragon and Grendel Discuss Truth

Hey there you Epigeneticist!

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Your job is to become an EXPERT on one element of EPIGENETICS and teach that element to a classmate.

Use the University of Utah Genetics Science Learning Center as your RESOURCE

You will be assigned to either:

  1. Epigenome at a glance & Gene Control
  2. Epigenetics and Inheritance
  3. Insights from identical twins
  4. Lick your rats

As a group, you’ll need to give a short presentation answering the big question, “Discuss epigenetics and the link to behaviour”