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Dr. Steven Novella is our guest today.

Episode 22

Dr. Steven Novella

Bio:        http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/about/

Blogs:    http://theness.com/neurologicablog/

http://www.theskepticsguide.org/

http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/

http://sfsbm.org/

http://www.scienceinmedicine.org/

 

Science!

Look at all the available evidence.

Use valid logic (operationally define terms).

Be fair and unbiased.

Scientism explained.

What is a systematic review:       http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systematic_review

Bayesian:             http://betterexplained.com/articles/an-intuitive-and-short-explanation-of-bayes-theorem/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayesian_inference

Confirmation bias and echochambers!

P-hacking

Discussions about acupuncture, migraines, botox, pain, and more!

Are you a supertaster?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/22941835

Cochrane Reviews and how they could be improved.

Force Multipliers!

Ineluctable:   http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ineluctable