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Correct. While the Internet has lots of useful information, the fact that anybody can put anything online means that you should carefully scrutinize the information you come across rather than take everything at face value.Which of the following situations would be the MOST appropriate use of a user-written reference source like Wikipedia?learning what you need to know about Andrew Jackson so you can write a research paper evaluating his presidencyobtaining unbiased reporting of a current event as it’s happeninglooking up symptoms of a medical condition to determine if you have a particular diseasegathering some background information on what mycology is all about before diving into reading an academic article about the topic
Correct. Wikipedia can be a great resource to gather some general background information before you research a topic that you’re unfamiliar with.According to the About page, who is the author, and what credentials does he have?He is a board-certified dermatologist with many years of medical practice.He is a former athlete and was an undergraduate biology major in college. He is a licensed chiropractor with degrees in fitness, health, and nutrition.He is a biologist specializing in evolutionary studies.Correct. Mark Sisson, the article’s author, claims to be a former athlete and was an undergraduate biology major in college, but he is not a medical professional.In this article, which of the following is TRUE of the authors’ use of footnotes and citations?The authors cite one main article where they got their information.
The authors do not include any citations for the evidence presented in the article. The authors use over 30 footnotes to back their claims, many of which point to peer-reviewed studies.The authors do not make any scientific claims that would require footnotes or citations.Correct. The authors use over 30 footnotes to offer scientific evidence to back up the claims made in their article.Who are the authors, and what credentials do they have?They are researchers affiliated with and funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Dietary Supplements.They are both medical doctors and photobiologists who study the interaction of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and the skin.They are investigative journalists who specialize in exposing misleading advice from pharmaceutical companies.
They are manufacturers of sunscreen who have spent years reviewing different brands. Correct. Warwick L. Morison and Steve Q. Wang are both medical doctors and members of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Photobiology Committee, which is a volunteer committee of photobiologists who study the interaction of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and the skinUse the website’s About Us page and describe what the purpose of the website appears to be.