http://blogs.wgbh.org/innovation-hub/2018/6/8/rationality-vs-intelligence/ Have you ever taken an IQ test? Think about the results. Did you do well? You might have gotten a high score, but, often, intelligence doesn’t have anything to do with rationality. There is a marked difference between the two, although we often conflate them. We talk with York […]
Dr. Toplak contributed to an episode of CBC’s Ideas with Paul Kennedy in December 2013 about recent research in cognitive psychology, which suggests that our confidence often exceeds our competence. Have a listen.
An article about our developmental study on rational thinking was recently featured in YFile, York University’s daily news outlet. The following is an excerpt from that article: With the rational thinking research with children and youth, “our strategy was to examine converging evidence. If there was evidence that older children […]
Maggie Toplak appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin on April 20, 2012 to discuss what IQ tests miss and her research in rationality.
Our paper, “The Reasoning Skills and Thinking Dispositions of Problem Gamblers: A Dual-Process Taxonomy”, published in Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, was selected as one of the 50 best articles published in 2007 in management and won an Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence for 2008. Reference: Toplak, M. E., Liu, […]