1_27 Discussion Questions.pdf - 1 The crash course video pointed out that science aims to disconfirm to find truth while pseudoscience aims to simply

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1. The crash course video pointed out that science aims to disconfirm to find truth, while pseudoscience aims to simply confirm. 2. Testable- Easily tested and re-created. Refutable- Open for argumentation and discussion Falsifiable- Able to be proven wrong. I would create a series of tests to disconfirm the existence of a tooth fairy, leaving room for arguments and the fact that I may be wrong. 3. Publication Bias- Journals are more likely to publish studies with eye-grabbing headlines. Without information that is open to the public and other scientists, or only specific
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Unformatted text preview: information available, the public is not able to get the correct information or all of the facts. 4. HARKing is making an experiment or study fit your beliefs instead of making yourself fit the study. Catering a study to your own thoughts and ideas. I think scientists do this to save their reputation or to gain some kind of recognition. 5. I realized there were a lot of different pseudosciences, but I was most surprised by Attachment therapy. It seems so torturous and inhumane it is hard to believe that it was once practiced....
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