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Political Bias Test

Learn to spot and overcome your political biases and test your policy knowledge with this fun, free quiz

Duration (minutes)

15

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Reframing Negative Emotions

Learn how to reframe the way you experience upsetting situations, how to find alternatives to self-criticism, and how to learn what you've used in past experiences to move forward

Duration (minutes)

15

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Savor Your Life

Learn a skill recommended by positive pyschology to increase satisfaction and deepen your happiness. Lift your spirits and create lasting positive feelings!

Duration (minutes)

15

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Surpass Self-Limiting Beliefs

False or exaggerated beliefs about ourselves can hold us back and harm our relationships. Learn to overcome them with three simple strategies!

Duration (minutes)

30

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The Common Misconceptions Test

Separate fact from B.S. in this fun quiz that asks you to identify the misconceptions among 30 common beliefs.

Duration (minutes)

15

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The Entrepreneur Test

Take our test to get a customized report on your strengths and weaknesses as a potential startup founder. Learn if you have the traits and skills you need to succeed!

Duration (minutes)

30

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The Planning Fallacy

Ever notice that projects usually take longer than people predict? Understand the science behind this phenomenon and become a more reliable planner.

Duration (minutes)

50

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The Sunk Cost Fallacy

When we have invested heavily in a project, it can be difficult to evaluate it objectively. Learn about why this happens and how to combat it.

Duration (minutes)

50

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What Causes Match Your Values?

Find a charity that matches your altruistic priorities and is highly effective at advancing its chosen mission

Duration (minutes)

10

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When Are You Overconfident?

This quick tool is designed to give you a clearer sense of how you rate your own reasoning chops - and how your confidence compares to others.

Duration (minutes)

15

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Your Primal World Beliefs

Discover the beliefs that inform your personal worldview, whether you see the world as more safe than dangerous, more interesting than boring, or more meaningful than empty.

Duration (minutes)

6

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40 Winks: Better Sleep Made Easy

What can you do to achieve the optimal sleep experience? This tool creates a set of personalized recommendations based on your specific situation

Duration (minutes)

10

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Boost Your Productivity

Invest in an effective work style and use our productivity formula to plan your own productivity system that incorporates techniques for optimizing your time, efficiency, and value

Duration (minutes)

25

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Can You Detect Weak Arguments?

Find out how well you can spot misleading rhetoric and recognize your own bias using real-world examples

Duration (minutes)

12

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Charity Effectiveness

See if you can guess which social interventions had a positive effect, a negative effect, or no effect, based on a short description.

Duration (minutes)

4

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Defining Emotions

This tool helps you reflect on the meaning of the words we use to describe emotions and the sensations that accompany them, with the aim of helping you better articulate how you feel

Duration (minutes)

20

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Explanation Freeze

How do you interpret uncertain events? This mini-course teaches you how to look past your first explanation and get closer to the truth

Duration (minutes)

30

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Get Going: Overcome Procrastination

Tips for being more productive for those who frequently procrastinate on personal or professional projects

Duration (minutes)

20

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How Rational Are You, Really?

Learn which of 16 reasoning styles you use, your overall level of rationality, and what you can do now to improve your rationality skills

Duration (minutes)

8

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Learn Your Philosophical Beliefs

Take this quiz to learn what philosophical beliefs you hold, and discover whether these beliefs are predicted by your psychological traits

Duration (minutes)

25

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Life Changing Questions

Answer these open-ended questions (alone or with others) to learn new, important insights about yourself.

Duration (minutes)

15

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Mental Traps

Scientists have discovered a slew of systematic errors in human thought. Learn about a few of the mind's mistakes in this brief introduction.

Duration (minutes)

10

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Program Yourself to Improve Your life

Train yourself to implement positive actions in your day-to-day life with simple "if-then" rules

Duration (minutes)

12

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Resolve Harmful Situations

Facing a challenging or harmful situation? This tool will help you think through your options, using a simple decision-making framework.

Duration (minutes)

10

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Seeking Outside Criticism

Make a plan to ask for specific, honest criticism on an aspect of yourself that you'd like to improve

Duration (minutes)

6

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Tactics for Happier Living

Take this test to get a personalized set of activities that can support you in adding fulfillment and meaning to your life.

Duration (minutes)

12

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The Confrontation Aid

Learn the skills to have an effective confrontation using techniques recommended by experts in conflict resolution

Duration (minutes)

15

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The Hidden Meaning of Sounds

Learn about how certain sounds can have a particular connotation or meaning by finding out what sound fits your personality best

Duration (minutes)

10

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The Question of Evidence

There is more to interpreting evidence than you might think. Learn to improve your predictions by understanding evidence on a deeper level using Bayes' rule.

Duration (minutes)

35

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Understanding Bayes Theorem

Learn the mathematical rule that governs the way statisticians and scientists handle evidence

Duration (minutes)

10

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What Makes an Effective Goal?

Powered by many of the most significant discoveries from the science of motivation and built by a world expert, this tool teaches you how to set the most effective goals.

Duration (minutes)

30

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When To Stop Exploring

How do you make important life decisions when faced with uncertainty? Learn a simple technique that lets you choose between other options or committing to what you know

Duration (minutes)

20

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Replace Unhelpful Coping Strategies

Learn about which coping behaviors harm more than they help, and make a plan for replacing your own unhelpful coping mechanisms with a strategy that will benefit you in the long-term!

Duration (minutes)

15

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Achieve Your Goals

Create a personalized, step-by-step plan for your chosen goal and set a regular schedule of reminders so that you can keep track of the milestones that you achieve

Duration (minutes)

20

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Building Happiness Habits

Pair these tried and tested happiness techniques with simple activity triggers to rapidly improve your day-to-day experience

Duration (minutes)

15

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Career Fulfillment Diagnostic

Using the Japanese concept of Ikigai, "a reason for getting up in the morning", this tool helps you identify which aspects of your career you find fulfilling

Duration (minutes)

15

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Credentialist Test

Do you care about formal qualifications? Take this mini-test to find out where you fall on the Credentialist to Non-Credentialist spectrum.

Duration (minutes)

4

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Design Your Own Self-Experiment

Devise informal experiments for improving your everyday experience and personal routines, with a little help from this handy tool.

Duration (minutes)

10

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Fail-Safing Your Plans

In this mini-course, you'll learn how to use a technique called Prospective Hindsight to think about your future plans with more depth and clarity

Duration (minutes)

30

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Guess Which Experiments Replicate

Can you guess which of these high-profile experiments were legit?

Duration (minutes)

15

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Improve Your Frequency Predictions

Test your ability to estimate the frequency of events and compare your scores to other users with this quick quiz

Duration (minutes)

15

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Learning From Mistakes

Learning from mistakes is challenging. Try our approach and you can rebound from your mistakes and carry on as an even better person.

Duration (minutes)

25

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Lifetime Aspirations

Want to make a plan for accompanying your biggest dreams? Use this tool to become happier and to more easily achieve your long-term goals.

Duration (minutes)

20

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Mood Boosters

Brighten your disposition fast with scientifically-tested exercises that can improve your mood and and dispel the blues.

Duration (minutes)

2

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Question Your Identity

Why do you believe what you do? Learn how you see yourself influences the beliefs that you choose to hold

Duration (minutes)

20

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Rhetorical Fallacies

Bad arguments are all around us. Train yourself to instantly detect common reasoning errors that often go unnoticed.

Duration (minutes)

25

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Skeptical Seekers

Take this mini-test to find out whether you have the two personality traits that are essential for discovering true things about the world

Duration (minutes)

4

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The Belief Challenger

Our beliefs determine our behaviors and how we interact with others. Use this program to refine your beliefs and form more accurate views.

Duration (minutes)

11

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The Decision Advisor

Facing a challenging, complex, or emotionally-charged decision? Try this tool for organizing your thoughts and weighing your options numerically

Duration (minutes)

15

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The Intrinsic Values Test

Find out what you value most in the world, and compare those values to others', with this fun, comprehensive quiz

Duration (minutes)

20

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The Relationship Review

Examine different aspects of your relationship with a partner, close friend, or family member using an open, non-judgmental approach

Duration (minutes)

15

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Value Of Your Time Calculator

Get a custome report that will help you make decisions based on the value of your time, like whether to take on extra part-time work or hire your own help.

Duration (minutes)

10

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What to Know About Suicide

Tips on how to recognize if someone is at risk of suicide and advice on how to speak to them about it from experts in suicide prevention

Duration (minutes)

20

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Your Greatest Sources of Pleasure

Discover what brings you the most joy and personal life satisfaction and review how to experience them more often

Duration (minutes)

15

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Spark the Mood You Want

Create A Mood Association: learn to generate a mental state of your choice in the situation you want using a quick, reliable technique.

Duration (minutes)

Open

Become A Great Listener

This tool teaches the skill of Active Listening, a strategy commonly used by therapists, helpline volunteers, and hostage negotiators to help people feel supported and understood

Duration (minutes)

15

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Calibrate Your Judgment

This free program contains thousands of question sets to help you become adept at making well-calibrated judgments. It also tracks your progress over time so you can see how you improve!

Duration (minutes)

30

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Change Behavior for the Better

Based on the "Ten Conditions for Change" framework, this tool walks you through all the steps required for successfully changing your behavior for the better

Duration (minutes)

20

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Daily Ritual: A Habit Creation System

This tool builds you a custom habit-formation strategy in three simple steps, so you can change your daily routine for the better

Duration (minutes)

15

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Enhancing Creativity

This module teaches simple techniques to help you form new creative habits and applications

Duration (minutes)

20

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Gender Continuum Test

Take this fun test to learn about the relationship between gender and personality based on data from more than 15,000 people - and learn about yourself in the process!

Duration (minutes)

30

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How Airtight Are Your Estimates?

Are your guesses truly independent? Or is it possible that you're being manipulated by irrelevant information without your knowledge?

Duration (minutes)

12

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Is Your Memory Like A Photograph?

Discover whether you retain a faithful representation of the events you witness with these two, quick memory tests

Duration (minutes)

20

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Leaving Your Mark on the World

Learn to make the most of your charitable contributions with this detailed and informative guide.

Duration (minutes)

20

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Managing Arguments in Relationships

Learn how to navigate arguments effectively and kindly using a situation of your choosing

Duration (minutes)

20

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Overconfidence Analyzer

Discover how accurate your confidence levels are likely to be for any skill.

Duration (minutes)

18

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