Loading…
Attending this event?
To create an account so you can make a personal schedule, click on the Login or Signup link at the top of the screen. To find out how to make your account private, manage your profile, and get the most out of SCHED, please click on the Information link below.

https://sched.com/support/section/guide-for-attendees/

REGISTRATION STAGE: From February 1–14, you will be able to preregister and add sessions to your personal schedule, but you will be limited to registering or adding only one session per time block. If sessions below appear greyed out, it means you have already added one session during that time block to your schedule. Deselect it to add a different session to your schedule.

Friday, February 28 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Sleight of Hand Sleight of Mind: The Magic Behind War Propaganda

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

War Propagandists, like magicians, target our Cognitive Biases with Sensory and Psychological misdirection. For example; by playing on our False Consensus Bias propagandists convince us, falsely, that our war leaders share our Idealistic and Humanitarian feelings. Other Biases examined are Framing, Attribution, Availability Cascade, and Illusory Superiority Biases. Check out the link to Free Media (all with permission by academics and authors), then bring your own perspectives for a lively discussion. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1t002GqSLqS8W06POxG-Fky16GfBnMlQCgQFIhqDULn0/edit

Speakers
GH

Greg Hunter

Teacher, EPSB
Greg Hunter taught Science in Alberta for 30 years. His talks promote a more scientific approach to understanding and teaching History; that is one with a regard for Evidence and Reason and a vigilance against Dogma and Bias. “What I particularly enjoyed was that this session not... Read More →


Friday February 28, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Westin (Centennial Room) 10135 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N7
Feedback form isn't open yet.