Criticisms of pseudoscience

Criticisms of pseudoscience 

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  • Created on: 28-03-11 18:23


  Parapsychology is not the only example of pseudoscience; can say that Freuds work is all hypothetical as you cannot falsify it.

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       There are many examples of scientific research where believers still persist with what they think even though there is evidence against it e.g. cold fusion – even though there is evidence against it and said the original idea was due to poor methodology people do still believe the theory today.

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        The AAAS allowed the parapsychological Association to become an allocated in member in 1969, thus appearing to confirm the scientific status that parapsychology has.

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Research leads to valuable discoveries such as acupuncture which is now accepted as a valuable pain relief as research has demonstrated it has repeatable results.  

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