The Method Section: What we Believe

00:00 – Intro

03:04 – Magenta isn’t real

04:02 – Superstitious behaviour

07:16 – Trust

10:01 – Environmental responsibility and recycling

13:35 – Bargaining behaviour and fairness

15:24 – Ending and outro


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This week on The Method Section, Tom takes a look at what we believe and how it influences our perception and how we interact with the world. Superstitious behaviour is a classic psychological experiment conducted by Skinner, but does it apply to humans? How do your perceptions of trust, the environment and fairness alter how you act in certain situations? Music by: Joakim Karud –

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