Author Daempfle, Peter A
Title Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk : How to Tell the Difference
Imprint Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Science Tools -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Science Is Arguing -- Chapter 3: Tools Scientists Use -- Chapter 4: Science for Every Person -- Chapter 5: The Role of Critical Thinking -- Part II: Science in Everyday Life -- Chapter 6: The Media -- Chapter 7: Pseudoscience -- Chapter 8: Debunking Science Myths -- Chapter 9: What Are Scientists' Responsibilities? -- Part III: Science -- Chapter 10: Science Progress and Challenges to Science -- Chapter 11: Getting People to Love Science -- Chapter 12: Driving the Economy through Science -- Notes -- References -- About the Author
Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk teaches readers to think like scientists-to critically evaluate the truth of scientific claims. Filled with provocative real-life examples, from the effects of Bisphenol-A to examining some of the alleged causes of cancer, the book helps readers build their tools of scientific literacy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Daempfle, Peter A. Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk : How to Tell the Difference Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c2012 9781442217270
Subject Science -- Methodology.;Science news -- Evaluation.;Communication in science.;Science -- Study and teaching
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