FT 011-D Science and Pseudoscience
Karen Gunther, Department of Psychology
What is science? What is pseudoscience? How do we know? One of Wabash’s core missions is to learn how to think critically. Do vaccines cause autism? Does aromatherapy work? How was Nostradamus so good with his predictions? Do polygraphs really uncover lies? How can we test these claims? What should we consider to be good evidence? We will examine these issues and more. This course includes a one-year subscription to Skeptical Inquirer magazine.w
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