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How The Media Manipulates You – Cognitive Bias « independence4wales.com

How The Media Manipulates You – Cognitive Bias « independence4wales.com | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Cognitive Bias - While writing an article I was looking for definition of "preconceived notions distorting people's perception of reality"...

 

[Fantastically detailed list of cognitive biases, including decision-making, belief, behavioural, social and memory biases. More like a glossary than an article - GC]

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Infographic Of The Day: The Mega Companies Behind 90% Of Media | Co.Design

Infographic Of The Day: The Mega Companies Behind 90% Of Media | Co.Design | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

We all know that everything you see on TV, and much of what you read online, is ultimately owned by a few mega corporations. But if you were pressed about how much those companies actually own, I'd bet you'd be off by about a factor of 2. (Note: Infographic is about US ownership of the media)

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Blue Monday: a depressing day of pseudoscience and humiliation

Blue Monday: a depressing day of pseudoscience and humiliation | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A psychologist explains why the third Monday of January has for him become the most depressing day of the year...
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