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  • Helfand, D. J. (David J.), 1950-
     
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    A survival guide to the misinformation age : scientific habits of mind / David J. Helfand.
    by Helfand, D. J. (David J.), 1950-
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  • Errors, Scientific.
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  • Science -- Methodology.
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  • Statistics -- Methodology.
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  • Missing observations (Statistics)
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    9780231168724 (cloth : acid-free paper)
    0231168721 (cloth : acid-free paper)
    9780231541022 (ebook)
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    xii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    Information, misinformation, and our planet's future -- A walk in the park -- What is science? -- A sense of scale -- Interlude 1. Numbers -- Discoveries on the back of an envelope -- Insights in lines and dots -- Interlude 2. Logic and language -- Expecting the improbable -- Lies, damned lies, and statistics -- Correlation, causation ... confusion and clarity -- Definitional features of science -- Applying scientific habits of mind to Earth's future -- What isn't science -- The triumph of misinformation, the perils of ignorance -- The unfinished cathedral -- Appendix. Practicing scientific habits of mind.
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