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The New Psychology of Professional Skepticism Webinar


April 20
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $49 | Nonmember: $74

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This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from with the log-in information.


The complexity of our environment has outgrown old and superficial approaches to professional skepticism. In this session, Dr. Groves teaches a radically different and more effective method of skeptical judgment. Attendees will experience fascinating demonstrations and learn about the hidden influences that impact professional judgment. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Identify three dimensions of skeptical reasoning
  • Identify three biases that damage effective skepticism
  • Identify three characteristics of effective skeptical judgment


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Dimensions of skeptical reasoning
  • The “mind-lens” approach to challenging faulty assumptions
  • Understand how to tune their skeptical “signal to noise” ratio
  • The role of situational awareness in skepticism
  • How to determine the reliability and validity of evidence
  • How to match skeptical reasoning to the environment
  • Learn how to uncover hidden biases that damage skepticism


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