Calling Bullshit Syllabus

Format: Lessons
Language/s: English
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Short Description:

Carl Bergstrom's and Jevin West's nice syllabus for 'Calling Bullshit'.

Key Concepts addressed:


Learning Objectives:

The learning objectives are straightforward. After taking the course, you should be able to:

  • Remain vigilant for bullshit contaminating your information diet.
  • Recognize said bullshit whenever and wherever you encounter it.
  • Figure out for yourself precisely why a particular bit of bullshit is bullshit.
  • Provide a statistician or fellow scientist with a technical explanation of why a claim is bullshit.
  • Provide your crystals-and-homeopathy aunt or casually racist uncle with an accessible and persuasive explanation of why a claim is bullshit.

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