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Jul 17
The Tea Party, Barack Obama, and the Limits of Research

  July 17, 2017, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  John Locke Foundation, 200 W. Morgan Street, 2nd Floor, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

The Tea Party, Barack Obama, and the Limits of Research

Can you believe all the ‘science’ you read?  In a forthcoming book on Scientific Method, John Staddon shows the difference between good and bad science by looking carefully at examples such as a well-publicized study showing that Threats to Racial Status Promote Tea Party Support among White Americans. In this presentation, Staddon will explain the limits of this study and many others like it.
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