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How do you know a paper is legit?

From the "Calling Bullshit' course. Even peer-reviewed academic journal articles can be wrong. You cannot trust everything simply because it appears in an academic journal. Howto distinguish "relative trustworthtiness".

 

forage

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Why would readers prefer to forage the Web rather than use a well-structured book? The Web has a wider scope than any book and Google returns information faster than a trip to the bookshelf or the library.

-- Every page is page one

 

Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can’t Search

not only is intelligent search a key to everyday problem-solving, it also offers a golden opportunity to train kids in critical thinking