Rationality is about the science of reasoning, and acting effectively to meet your goals. This week Don Sutterfield will lead us in a discussion on popular psych studies, what they show, and what they get wrong. Studies will likely include:
-Milgram's Obedience to Authority
-The Stanford Prison Experiment
-Asch's Conformity Experiment
-The Robber's Cave Experiment
Parental Warning: We are a very casual group. There is often swearing and discussion of mature issues.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality: www.hpmor.com
-This fanfic is the most engaging way to learn what "rationality" is all about
-A community blog on rationality. The Core Sequences are most relevant to our meetup group. Also covers topics like AI and x-risk.
Everyone please bring a ferret.