What is consciousness? How do we perceive something like a color? What are the effects of cognitive biases on our everyday lives?
There are many fields of psychology which are highly interesting for non-psychologists and which are treated in numerous best-selling books. In an interdisciplinary group of students, we will read and discuss a selection of such books (along with some less well-known works) in order to learn more about human cognition, perception and consciousness.
Organisatorin: Muriel Blum
Zeitraum: Etwa zwei bis drei halbtägige Sitzungen im Frühlingssemester 2015 (April, Mai), allenfalls ein etwas längerer Abschluss-Anlass im Sommer 2015.
Ort: Lausanne, vielleicht Fribourg und/oder Bern
Arbeitssprachen: Primarily English (literature will be in English), discussions in English and potentially in French and German (based on the principle that everyone may speak in his/her native language).
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