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156: Tim Errington on When Science Pushes Fiction Instead of Fact

156: Tim Errington on When Science Pushes Fiction Instead of Fact

It seems like there’s no shortage of scientific studies to justify or debunk nearly anything you can think of. For some issues, it’s the perfect appeal to authority. After all, who would dare argue against science? Tim Errington from the Center for Open Science joins us to discuss where some scientists go astray and how we can best keep fact and fiction separate within the realm of science.   Links mentioned: We Tried to Publish a Replication of a Science Paper in Science. The Journal Refused. by Kevin Arceneaux, Bert N. Bakker, Claire Gothreau, and Gijs Schumacher I Fooled Millions […]
July 11, 2019
9: Finding Truth In an Age of Deception

9: Finding Truth In an Age of Deception

Seeing the world as it really is can be harder than it sounds. Even though we’re adrift on a sea of information, it’s still easy to be misled or under-informed on critical issues. It’s not so much a matter of being told outright falsehoods as it’s a matter of understanding how mass media works and what happens when crucial facts are omitted. We also discuss worthwhile ways to become better informed no matter what information sources you’re accessing.
July 26, 2017