TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PSEUDOSCIENTIFIC»
The term «pseudoscientific» is regularly used and occupies the 98.013
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PSEUDOSCIENTIFIC»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pseudoscientific
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Cult archaeology & creationism: understanding ...
This expanded edition also includes two new essays, one on Afrocentrism and another that views cult archaeology and creationism in the 1990s and beyond.
Francis B. Harrold, Raymond A. Eve, 1995
Appendix A Questions of the chemistry test Chemical elements 1. In chemical
reactions, chemical elements a) melt or dissolve - empirical b) they do not
change - correct c) decompose - pseudoscientific d) change their colour and
Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology
SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION Clinicians who use pseudoscientific assessment
and treatment methods continue to use them in part because they have not
learned from clinical experience that they do not work. Empirical studies may
Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, Jeffrey M. Lohr, 2012
The Freud Encyclopedia: Theory, Therapy, and Culture
All of the arguments examined so far have failed to show that any part of
Freudian theory is pseudoscientific. What are the prospects for some new
argument of this sort being developed? They are not good, Popper and others
who tried to ...
Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction: Where Real Science ...
Pseudoscientific. Experimentation. Pseudoscientific experiments fall prey to the
same difficulties (bias, wishful thinking, dishonesty, etc.) involved in the original
pseudoscientific observations and the creation of the pseudoscientific hypothesis
Charles M. Wynn, Arthur W. Wiggins, 2001
Response to Disaster: Psychosocial, Community, and ...
We argue that both of these techniques are little more than pseudoscience, but
their pseudoscientific basis can serve as an effective means by which it can be
marketed to mental health clinicians with minimal training in the scientific
Richard Gist, Bernard Lubin, 2013
The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science
Listsofparticular pseudoscientific claimsareoften controversial, oratleast opento
interpretation. For example, consider theNSFclaim thatbelief inthe existence of
unidentified flying objectsis a pseudoscientific belief. Taken literally, thatbelief isn'
Martin Curd, Stathis Psillos, 2013
The Attitudes, Beliefs, and Knowledge of University Students ...
A suspension of reason in order to embrace something that appears more certain
appears to be what occurs when one rejects a more scientific approach. Process
of Pseudoscientific Thinking The 20th century was heralded by great scientific ...
Science Education: Major Themes in Education
Learning to think critically about pseudoscientific and paranormal beliefs is part
of being scientific. Despite the fact that the study of pseudoscience and the
paranormal is a legitimate goal of science education, science educators have in ...
The Skeptic's Dictionary: A Collection of Strange Beliefs, ...
Some pseudoscientific theories explain what nonbelievers cannot even observe,
for example, orgone energy. Some can't be tested because they are consistent
with every imaginable state of affairs in the empirical world, for example, L. Ron ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PSEUDOSCIENTIFIC»
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Pseudoscientific Republican Abortion Law Attacks Rape Victims and …
Their attempts to legislate simplistic one-size-fits-all "solutions" to mold reality around their pseudoscientific paradigms serve not only to legislate their political ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
New Article Blasts Feds' 'Pseudoscientific Methods' For Establishing …
USDAA new article by University of Alabama-Birmingham researcher Edward Archer and colleagues Gregory Pavela and Carl Lavie, published this week in the ... «Reason, Jun 15»
FBI Admits Pseudoscientific Hair Analysis Used in Hundreds of Cases
These included 268 trials that incorporated microscopic hair analysis, a pseudoscientific technique in which forensic experts use microscopes to “match” hairs ... «Smithsonian, Apr 15»
Reporting on quacks and pseudoscience: The problem for journalists
The immediate topic of both pieces is the work of a spectacularly successful new dispenser of pseudoscientific hogwash. She's Vani Hari, who blogs writes, and ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»
'Food Babe' blogger called out for pseudoscience
American health blogger Vani Hari (aka "The Food Babe") has been called out for making pseudoscientific claims in an article written by California-based ... «Stuff.co.nz, Apr 15»
Stop Putting New Age Pseudoscience in Our Science Fiction
If the pseudoscientific woo about love and time travel in Interstellar pissed you off, you aren't alone. Though Christopher Nolan's gorgeous space opera isn't the ... «io9, Nov 14»
Teachers must demand evidence, says former parapsychologist
“These pseudoscientific ideas, the ones with no scientific founding and quite often disconfirming evidence, have rattled their way through a school, having been ... «TES News, Sep 14»
Publications in pseudoscientific journals damage reputation of …
One of the largest bibliographic databases of abstracts and citations in the world Scopus released a list of 13 pseudo-scientific journals that have either been ... «Tengrinews, Aug 14»
The Pseudoscience Black Hole
That is, are there historical cases of a discipline or notion that began as clearly pseudoscientific but then managed to clean up its act and emerge as a ... «Science 2.0, Dec 13»
Irrational measuring stick: The Venn Diagram of pseudoscientific …
The curiously revered world of irrational nonsense has seeped into almost every aspect of modern society and is both complex and multifarious. Therefore rather ... «Genetic Literacy Project, Mar 13»