Resources for teaching LR etc
Stepwise progress doesn’t hit the headlines< Back to search results
- Format Audio, Texts
- Target Audience Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 0 - Why EBM?
- Duration <5 mins
- Difficulty Introductory
Key Concepts addressed
Science itself works very badly as a news story: it is by its very nature a subject for the “features” section, because it does not generally move ahead by sudden, epoch-making breakthroughs. It moves ahead by gradually emergent themes and theories, supported by a raft of evidence from a number of different disciplines on a number of different explanatory levels. Yet the media remain obsessed with “new breakthroughs”.
Goldacre B. Bad Science. London: Fourth Estate, 2008, p219.
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