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5 May 2013

How To Think Like a Scientist and Why You Should

Anecdotal evidence can be very interesting, and it can lead to great discoveries, but it’s usually false. Unfortunately, many people make almost all of their decisions based on it. In some rare cases it’s almost a necessity, but in most you do not, and certainly should not. To a scientist, anecdotal evidence says something along the lines of “hey, I wonder if someone has tested this scientifically and discovered what the truth …


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