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PHYS 192 - Science and Pseudoscience

Last offered Fall 2015

Official Description

Extra-sensory perception, alien abduction, and psychic crime-solving from the standpoint of scientific inquiry and exploration; the scientific method, how science progresses, and the types of argumentative fallacies that pervade the pseudoscientific community; examples of good science and how the scientific method is self-correcting.


Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud (Pbk.). 2001. Oxford University Press (recommended)

Science and PseudoscienceA54434LEC11600 - 1720 M  158 Loomis Laboratory Kevin Pitts