Topic XVII. Pathological Science
Context for this filter:
- B. CONCEPT ACQUISITION
- Poorly-done science, e.g. failure to consider confounds, failure to use best practices in terms of data collection and analysis (e.g., small sample size, look elsewhere effect).
- C. CONCEPT APPLICATION
- Identify cases of good science that gets the wrong answer, fraudulent science, pathological science, poorly-done science, and pseudo-science based on the above characteristics.
- Identify what is wrong in cases of fraudulent, pathological science, poorly-done, and pseudo-science.