DISCARDED SCIENCE IDEAS THAT SEEMED GOOD AT THE TIME

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Brain Powered Science

Author : Thomas O'Brien
ISBN : 9781936137756
Genre : Science
File Size : 74.6 MB
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Category: Science

History Of Psychiatry And Medical Psychology

Author : Edwin R. Wallace
ISBN : 0387347089
Genre : Medical
File Size : 39.6 MB
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This book chronicles the conceptual and methodological facets of psychiatry and medical psychology throughout history. There are no recent books covering so wide a time span. Many of the facets covered are pertinent to issues in general medicine, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and the social sciences today. The divergent emphases and interpretations among some of the contributors point to the necessity for further exploration and analysis.
Category: Medical

Corrupted Science

Author : John Grant
ISBN : 9781947071032
Genre : Science
File Size : 23.7 MB
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A searing exposé of the misuses and misrepresentations of science from the time of Galileo continuing through to the present day, this new edition includes updates on the asbestos industry, the chemicals industry, the sugar industry, the agriculture industry (the abuse of antibiotics), and the automobile industry (lead in gasoline). The final chapter has been expanded to include the full-blooded assault on science mounted by the Trump administration.
Category: Science

More Brain Powered Science

Author : Thomas O'Brien
ISBN : 9781936137497
Genre : Education
File Size : 21.39 MB
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The inquiry-based lessons and related extension activities can serve as the framework for professional development collaborations or as a supplement to conventional preservice science teaching methods courses.
Category: Education

Bogus Science

Author : John Grant
ISBN : 1904332870
Genre : Reference
File Size : 55.29 MB
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An exploration of pseudoscience looks at such topics as the power of crystals, the UFO phenomenon, and the interpretation of the Bible as accurate science.
Category: Reference

The Barmaid S Brain

Author : Jay Ingram
ISBN : 0716747022
Genre : Science
File Size : 84.37 MB
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"Some of the little-known quirks of science, from why we laugh to why moths fly to the light, to how slinging drinks affects both memory and perception in a barmaid's brain (for the better!)."--Jacket.
Category: Science

Bad Medicine

Author : Christopher Wanjek
ISBN : 0471463159
Genre : Science
File Size : 52.89 MB
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"Christopher Wanjek uses a take-no-prisoners approach in debunkingthe outrageous nonsense being heaped on a gullible public in thename of science and medicine. Wanjek writes with clarity, humor,and humanity, and simultaneously informs and entertains." -Dr. Michael Shermer, Publisher, Skeptic magazine; monthlycolumnist, Scientific American; author of Why People Believe WeirdThings Prehistoric humans believed cedar ashes and incantations could curea head injury. Ancient Egyptians believed the heart was the centerof thought, the liver produced blood, and the brain cooled thebody. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates was a big fan ofbloodletting. Today, we are still plagued by countless medicalmyths and misconceptions. Bad Medicine sets the record straight bydebunking widely held yet incorrect notions of how the body works,from cold cures to vaccination fears. Clear, accessible, and highly entertaining, Bad Medicine dispelssuch medical convictions as: * You only use 10% of your brain: CAT, PET, and MRI scans all provethat there are no inactive regions of the brain . . . not evenduring sleep. * Sitting too close to the TV causes nearsightedness: Your motherwas wrong. Most likely, an already nearsighted child sits close tosee better. * Eating junk food will make your face break out: Acne is caused bydead skin cells, hormones, and bacteria, not from a pizza witheverything on it. * If you don't dress warmly, you'll catch a cold: Cold viruses arethe true and only cause of colds. Protect yourself and the ones you love from bad medicine-the brainyou save may be your own.
Category: Science

Quantum Leaps In The Wrong Direction

Author : Charles M. Wynn
ISBN : 030907309X
Genre : Science
File Size : 54.6 MB
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Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction takes us on a tour of the most notorious instances of pseudo-science and sets the record straight.
Category: Science