Ch. 6 Scientific Thinking

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SCIENTIFIC THINKING RESOURCES

Scientific Method Steps

Science versus Pseudoscience

Meta-Analysis

Call BS on Big Data 

Privacy issues with Big Data

Placebo humor

READINGS

The Paranormal (Goode)

Does a “Triple Package” of traits predict success?   (Hart & Chabris)

Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo, Control Methods (RDBPC)

Placebo Effect Explained (Resnick)

Beginners Guide to Big Data (Forbes)

Big Data (Mayer-Schonberger and Cukier)

Medical Pseudoscience: Grounding your Feel (Skeptic)

Nutritional Science isn’t very Scientific (Gilligan)

Gluten Sensitivity and Placebo Effect (Oster)

Replication in Psychology Studies

Homeopathy Doesn’t Work

“Nocebo” effect and Statins

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