ERIC Number: EJ640379
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Bad Science and Its Social Implications.
Zeidler, Dana L.; Sadler, Troy D.; Berson, Michael J.; Fogelman, Aimee L.
Educational Forum, v66 n2 p134-46 Win 2002
Investigates three types of bad science: (1) cultural prejudice based on scientific errors (polygenism, phrenology, reification through intelligence testing); (2) unethical science (Tuskegee syphilis experiments, tobacco companies and research); and (3) unwitting errors (pesticides, chlorofluorocarbons). (Contains 50 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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