ILOs Understand the general nature, purposes, and techniques of literature with a sense of its relationship to life and culture. Recognize a representative selection of literary works by major writers….
Examine some key reasons why people might seem attracted to pseudoscientific claims
10-12 sentence Only ( 2 Paragraph ONLY)
The video clip, “The Baloney Detection Kit,” in the webtext this week discusses the ways an effective critical thinker assesses claims made by others. Please respond to the following:
- Examine some key reasons why people might seem attracted to pseudoscientific claims.
- Describe at least two such claims that you have heard people make and analyze the main reasons why such claims do or do not meet rigorous scientific methodology standards.
- Determine at least two ways in which the material discussed this week has changed your own thinking.