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Module AssessmentJournal Assignment # 3
This is a fun and entertaining topic. Have you ever considered how gullible you are? We tend to easily notice it in others but what about ourselves? Read the following articles and then discuss your own gullibility as well as that of one other person in your life. What can you do to be less gullible?
Type the Journal in a Word document and save it all semester until you have completed the 10 assignments.
Student writing is expected to be coherent, grammatically correct, and mechanically-sound. Points will be deducted for poor writing.
All journal entries should be a minimum of 300 words in essay form.
Video – The Science of PersuasionURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFdCzN7RYbw
Video – Video Games and the Male GazeURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPOla9SEdXQ
Video – Visual ArgumentsURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCYf3J88EzA
Video – Why people believe weird thingsURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T_jwq9ph8k
Video – The Psychology of AdvertisingURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtvHNfomZL8
Resource – Be Careful of These ScamsURL: https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/types-of-scams
Video – Persuasive Techniques in AdvertisingURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeCz5fy02JE
Video – How To Evaluate a Truth ClaimURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8etd-CwEEMA
Video – The Hidden BrainURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mpe6luA5Os
Video – Do YOU Suffer From Self Deception?URL: https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_shermer_the_pattern_behind_self_deception?language=en
Article – 7 Irrational Thoughts That Are Hurting YouURL: https://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/7-irrational-thoughts-that-disrupt-your-life/
Resource – More Articles by Michael ShermerURL: https://michaelshermer.com/sciam-columns/