Ask Science Mike


Episode 175 - Science

March 26, 2019

This week is a special episode discussion science literacy in our society.

Here's a few resources mentioned in this episode.

Last Week Tonight on Psychics

Everything wrong with the young blood injection craze (The Verge)

Behind the Curve (Netflix)

Science Mike's Five Ingredients of an Anti-Science Worldview

  1. Confident Presentation of Non-Experts (Dunning Kruger Effect vs Imposter Syndrome)
  2. Imprecise Word Usage (Energy, Toxins, Chemicals)
  3. Over-generalization of Research (Science says pregnant women should eat more chocolate)
  4. Cognitive Bias
  5. The Politicalization of Scientific Ideas

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