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The Plural of Anecdote is not Evidence!

Posted in Uncategorized by Rodibidably on February 2, 2009

[Originally posted at: metousiosis]

QualiaSoup presents an excellent episode highlighting the problems of anecdotal evidence and the fallacy of our perceptions.

 

From YouTube:

A look at some of the pitfalls of using anecdotes to support paranormal and scientific claims in the absence of more rigorous evidence.

An example of the Quintina illusion.

[Originally posted at: metousiosis]

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