I’m scrolling through the latest science news with my morning coffee when I stumble upon this gem: “Study finds lack of critical thinking skills linked to belief in conspiracy theories.” … Continue Reading Why “obvious” research on critical thinking should be done anyway
This week I took a plane from Frankfurt Germany to Fairbanks Alaska to visit family. It is the first time that I’ve flown in two years, and more importantly the … Continue Reading Traveling in the Misinformation Age
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance- it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin Why do researchers give placebos? Why do they have control conditions and … Continue Reading You’ve heard of Confirmation Bias, but what is it really? A shrink explains.