The Many Kinds of Pseudoscience
Lecture no. 18 from the course: Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills
Taught by Professor Steven Novella | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Deconstruct several specific examples of pseudoscience to see how its various features work. You’ll investigate the pseudoscience behind iridology (the idea that our irises reflect our health), photographs that claim to capture ghosts, psychic abilities such as precognition, spontaneous human combustion, and more.