LTBP #107 – Mike MacDonald: Self-Delusion And Cognitive Bias

A slightly different episode than normal for the podcast. Stuart chats to Mike MacDonald about the topic of self-delusion and cognitive bias and what personal trainers can learn from this. 

Time Stamps
5.30 – Introducing the topic of self-delusion.
6.10 – Why Mike has become so interested in this topic.
10.30 – Confirmation bias.
16 – Getting round confirmation bias.
19.10 – Dunning Kruger effect
23 – the backfire effect
34.30 – post hoc fallacy
39 – confabulation
 
Resources Mentioned
Why we know what isn’t so – Thomas Gilivich
Think – Michael LeGault
Why we make mistakes – Joseph.T Halinan
You’re not so smart – David Mcraney
 
 

Check out this episode!