In which one of my students takes a look at why Steve Jobs may have felt better, but still died after receiving
In which one of my students turns the light of science on and shines it at the topic dream analysis and interpretation.
In which Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent science linking vaccines to autism is examined and dissected.
In which one of my students examines the somewhat shady politics behind some of the “science” that climate change deniers use.
In which one of my students examines the pseudoscience that is palmistry.
In which I outline some course assignments that will ensure lots of excellent reading over the next few months here on GPS.
In which I discuss what scientific literacy should look like in the United States of the 21st century.
Every fall I teach a course called “Science vs Pseudoscience” that is, by far, my favorite class. It’s a hit…
I’ve spent the last two days attending and presenting at the Heartland eLearning Conference. It’s a really great conference, with fantastic speakers (Michael Wesch, Lee Crocket, Alec Couros, Mark Milliron, and dozens more over the past couple of years) and I leave excited and inspired every year.
I am a psychologist, a professor, a scientific skeptic, and a freethinker. So when I see a headline like this,…