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.
Here is the full presentation: