Communication

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In today’s world of the “my ignorance is just as valid as your knowledge” mindset, and the view that education is equal to elitism, the hardest part of the scientific process is effectively communicating it to the public.

Here are some tools to help you in that endeavor.

How “they” view “us” « Science-Based Medicine

http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/how-they-view-us/

 Facebook Advertising Scam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVfHeWTKjag&feature=youtube_gdata

 Paranoia and the Roots of Conspiracy Theories

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-narcissus-in-all-us/200809/paranoia-and-the-roots-conspiracy-theories

 Abstracts

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/absolutely-maybe/2014/05/12/science-in-the-abstract-dont-judge-a-study-by-its-cover/

 Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Value of Philosophy

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/massimo-pigliucci/neil-degrasse-tyson-and-the-value-of-philosophy_b_5330216.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592

 The Problem With Playing Devil’s Advocate

http://blog.majoriumbusinesspress.com/tag/devils-advocate/

 Natural News

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2014/02/natural_news_is_a_facebook_hit_never_click_on_itsr_stories_about_cancer.html

 I Don’t Want To Be Right

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/mariakonnikova/2014/05/why-do-people-persist-in-believing-things-that-just-arent-true.html?utm_source=tny&utm_campaign=generalsocial&utm_medium=facebook&mbid=social_facebook

 Are You Dealing With A Real Expert Or A Fake? 7 Ways To Tell

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/05/19/are-you-dealing-with-a-real-expert-or-a-fake-7-ways-to-tell/

 On Rationality and Losing Friends

http://rationalityunleashed.net/2014/01/31/on-rationality-and-losing-friends/

 Tim Minchin’s Storm the Animated Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhGuXCuDb1U&feature=kp

 

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