Assignment: "The Baloney Detection Kit"
The video clip, "The Baloney Detection Kit," this week discusses the ways an effective critical thinker assesses claims made by others.
• Examine some key reasons why people might seem attracted to pseudoscience-type claims.
• Describe at least two such claims that you have heard people make and analyze the main reasons why such claims do or do not meet rigorous scientific methodology standards.
• Determine at least two ways in which the material discussed this week has changed your own thinking.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.