Intellectual Humility: Science

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Do our own biases hold us back from becoming as intellectually humble as we could be? Which cognitive dispositions and personality traits give people an edge at being more intellectually humble? And what can contemporary research tell us?

This course consists of:

  • the investigation of some major questions about the science of intellectual humility
  • a number of interesting readings and practical assignments which will help you address issues related to humility in your daily life.

This course can be taken as a part of a series which explores the theory, the science and the applied issues surrounding intellectual humility.

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This course is hosted on an external learning platform.

Learner reviews
I feel enabled to be more aware of our biases, the way we think, the benefits of being humble and the pitfalls of having intellectual arrogance.
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    4 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    Coursera
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