The Resource A field guide to lies : critical thinking in the information age, Daniel J. Levitin, (electronic book)

A field guide to lies : critical thinking in the information age, Daniel J. Levitin, (electronic book)

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A field guide to lies : critical thinking in the information age
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A field guide to lies
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critical thinking in the information age
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Daniel J. Levitin
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eng
Summary
Outlines recommendations for critical thinking practices that meet the challenges of the digital age's misinformation, demonstrating the role of science in information literacy while explaining the importance of skeptical reasoning in making decisions based on online information
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DLC
Dewey number
153.4/2
Index
index present
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  • Adult
  • Adult
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  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
BC177
LC item number
.L486 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
A field guide to lies : critical thinking in the information age, Daniel J. Levitin, (electronic book)
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A field guide to lies : critical thinking in the information age, Daniel J. Levitin, (electronic book)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part One: Evaluating Numbers -- Plausibility -- Fun with Averages -- Axis Shenanigans -- Hijinks with How Numbers Are Reported -- How Numbers Are Collected -- Probabilities -- Part Two: Evaluating Words -- How Do We Know? -- Identifying Expertise -- Overlooked, Undervalued Alternative Explanations -- Counterknowledge -- Part Three: Evaluating The World -- How Science Works -- Logical Failures -- Knowing What You Don't Know -- Bayesian Thinking in Science and in Court -- Four Case Studies
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