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UCC LibGuides at Union County College
"Scientific skepticism defines skepticism around the principles of scientific investigation. Specifically, scientific skepticism addresses testable claims; untestable claims are simply outside the realm of science." (Steven Novella & David Bloomberg, Skeptical Inquirer, 1999)
Websites related to Scientific Skepticism
"Groups across Australia that investigate paranormal and pseudo-scientific claims from a responsible scientific viewpoint."
Bay Area Skeptics
Focused on claims of the paranormal, pseudoscience, and untested or poorly tested medical and psychotherapeutic practices."
Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
CSI "promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues."
"The Skeptics Society is a ...scientific and educational organization whose mission is to engage leading experts in investigating the paranormal, fringe science, pseudoscience, and extraordinary claims of all kinds, promote critical thinking, and serve as an educational tool for those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint."
Includes "definitions, arguments, and essays on hundreds of strange beliefs, amusing deceptions, and dangerous delusions. It also features dozens of entries on logical fallacies, cognitive biases, perception, science, and philosophy."
A website that can be used to investigate urban legends.
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