Topic V. Scientific Optimism: The Gas Pedal of Scientific Progress
Context for this filter:
- B. CONCEPT ACQUISITION
- Skeptical/Gatekeeping Function: Science is in the business of rigorously testing claims against experience, rather than merely accepting them.
- Cautionary Quotes: Mistakes, Misconceptions, & Misunderstandings
- A. ATTITUDES
- Appreciate that iterative work on a problem is the norm in science and the most productive approach (and in some cases the only way of being productive), even when it looks like it’s not getting anywhere.
- C. CONCEPT APPLICATION
- Explain the interplay and importance of the skeptical/gatekeeping aspect of science versus discovery/innovation. .C