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ERIC Number: EJ1095189
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Case Study: Feeling Detoxified: Expectations, Effects, and Explanations
McCallum, Giselle; Prud'homme-Genereux, Annie
Journal of College Science Teaching, v45 n4 Mar 2016
The idea for this case study came about after a student described her experience at a spa with an ionic foot bath. The student was skeptical about the explanation provided to her about the underlying mechanism of the foot bath and wished to know more about it. The story of this case mirrors the student's experience and investigates the possible basis of the treatment's effects. Although this case focuses on ionic foot baths, it can be used to encourage students to be critical of information provided to them about purported health treatments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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