Scott O. Lilienfeld is a great researcher

Some researchers are just more interesting than others to you than others. So when I find one that has written something very interesting, I attempt to find their other papers to see if they have produced more interesting stuff. This is another such person. Lilienfeld writes about science and pseudoscience with regards to psychology, especially…

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Educational psychologist 41(4), the issue that is about multiple intelligence ‘theories’

Waterhouse, Lynn. “Multiple intelligences, the Mozart effect, and emotional intelligence: A critical review.” Educational Psychologist 41.4 (2006): 207-225. Gardner, Howard, and Seana Moran. “The science of multiple intelligences theory: A response to Lynn Waterhouse.” Educational psychologist 41.4 (2006): 227-232. Rauscher, Frances H., and Sean C. Hinton. “The Mozart effect: Music listening is not music instruction.”…

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Review: Dick Taverne – The March of Unreason

317 pages. Can be found here. ETA: Apparently, that link got DMCA’d. Here is the book: The.March.of.Unreason.Science.Democracy.and.the.New.Fundamentalism I thought it was an interesting read. It is one long rant against unreasonable people at various places in life. It has a chapter on: Alternative medicine, organic farming, GM crops, fundamentalist environmentalism, globalization, and reason and democracy….

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