Psychology, Critical Thinking, and Society
By Saif Farooqi, PhD
The podcast is by Saif Farooqi (Ph.D., Psychology). Saif is a TEDx speaker and has been blogging about psychological issues for more than 15 years, on his blogs 'Life and Psychology' (www.lifeandpsychology.com) and 'History of Psychology' (www.historyofpsychology.net). He also runs a popular Instagram page - 'PsychWord' (www.instagram.com/psych.word).
Currently he is working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, Jamia Milla Islamia, New Delhi.
Psychology, Critical Thinking, and SocietyFeb 24, 2022
Episode 7: Truth and Reality
This episode is about the understanding of truth and reality and how this understanding helps in critical thinking.
Episode 6: Cognitive Biases and Social Behavior
This episode is about an understanding of cognitive biases, their influence on social behavior, and how this realization helps in enhancing critical thinking.
Episode 5: Memory and the Misinformation Effect
This episode is about how our memories often turn out to be inaccurate and how an understanding of this basic psychological process can help in enhancing critical thinking
Episode 4: Perception and Prior Knowledge
This episode is about how an understanding of the basic psychological process of perception can help in enhancing critical thinking.
Episode 3: Misinformation and Disinformation
This episode is about why people easily get influenced by misinformation and disinformation, and how psychology and critical thinking can be helpful. The episode is about how an understanding of some psychological concepts along with the characteristics of critical thinking can help in not being influenced by misinformation and disinformation.
Episode 2: What is Critical Thinking?
This episode is about what is critical thinking and how to enhance our critical thinking abilities.
Episode 1: Introduction
An introduction of the podcast and a brief description of what to expect in the upcoming episodes