Critical Thinking Instruction in Humanities Reduces Belief in Pseudoscience

Summary of Research: A recent study finds that teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly reduces student beliefs in ‘pseudoscience’ that is unsupported by facts.

Primary Research: Anne Collins McLaughlin, Alicia Ebbitt McGill. Explicitly Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in a History Course. Science & Education, 2017; DOI: 10.1007/s11191-017-9878-2

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