30 Nov '11, 5pm

The Science of Debiasing: The New “Debunking Handbook” Is a Treasure Trove For Defenders of Reason

For quite some time here at DeSmogBlog, I’ve been writing about the growing science of irrationality—in other words, our ever-better scientific understanding of why people reject clearly correct information. I believe we can’t possibly get to a better place, in debates over issues like global warming, until we understand why getting facts across turns out to be so difficult. A large amount of psychological science has now been published on this matter—but boiling it all down into a practical, usable guide for someone who wants to communicate in a scientifically-informed way? Not so much. Not until now. I simply cannot believe that John Cook of Skeptical Science and psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky managed, in just 8 pages, to create something as magnificent as their new Debunking Handbook . It is packed not only with wonderful graphics, but also with a clear explanation of...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/science-debiasing-new-debunking...

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fascinating.

fascinating.

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"If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is ada...