Ben Goldacre on Evidence and the Media – a video
Ben Goldacre: Battling bad science – a video
Carl Sagan: The Fine Art of Baloney Detection – a read
Snake Oil? Scientific evidence for popular health supplements – Ideas, issues, knowledge, data – visualized!
Why Most Published Research Findings Are False, an essay by John P. A. Ioannidis, published in PLOS Medicine
Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things – a video
Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception – from alien abductions to dowsing rods – boils down to two of the brain’s most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble. A TED talk video