psy 1301 1.2

psy 1301 1.2 - Chapter1Part2of2 Friday,January22,2010...

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Chapter 1 – Part 2 of 2 Friday, January 22, 2010
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Pseudoscience Pseudoscience  –  May sound scientific, but ____.  Lacks ____ against bias Does not allow us to _________, like  science does Metaphysical   claims  are _________. (examples- God, the soul, or the afterlife)
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Seven Deadly Sins of  Pseudoscience 1.  Ad hoc immunizing hypothesis     loophole used by defenders of a theory to  protect against _______. 2.  Lack of self-correction 3.  Exaggerated claims 4.  Overreliance on anecdotes • Anecdotes are often ____ ________. • Can’t tell us about ____ and ___. • Difficult to ___.
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Pseudoscience 5.  Evasion of peer review  -   doesn’t allow  work to be ______. 6.  Absence of connectivity   - findings  don’t build upon _______ ______. 7. 
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