Ben Goldacre: Battling Bad Science

One of MrT’s science blogging heroes, Dr. Ben Goldacre, runs the Bad Science blog and Guardian column. Over the last few years, he has been dedicated to highlighting the problems of bad science in the media and dodgy claims – by looking at the actual evidence. Some great sources for TOK and Biology, and now he has a TED Talk. Enjoy!

Remember: “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence” [Sagan’s Standard]

A funnier version for an American audience after the jump…

About Stephen

International Educator: China via Japan, Indonesia & the UK. Director of Innovation in Learning & Teaching. Science educator. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education & current EdD student. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Interested in curriculum, pedagogy, purposeful EdTech and global competence. Find out more: Science site:

Posted on September 29, 2011, in Evidence, IBDP Biology, TED talks, TOK & Pseudoscience. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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