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There’s a lot of “science-backed” advice in books, articles, newspapers, and other places we get our advice from. Honestly, I also regularly refer to scientific studies.
My goal for writing articles is to combine my personal experience with evidence. Sometimes I share mostly my experience; sometimes I share stories about other people’s experiences and research. But I always think, “How can we trust these sources?”
Fortunately, I’m not the only person who thinks that. Even scientists say we should remain critical of the findings of scientific experiments. David Chester, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, recently did a study of studies. Together with his colleague, Emily Lasko, they wrote:
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4 min read Imagine that life consisted of one long construction project of a house. And imagine that you were born with one tool attached to your hand. Let’s say you were born with a hammer. Your primary skill is to slam nails into wood. But that’s not all […]
6 min read On May 30, 2020, Space X and NASA launched a rocket into space. It was the first time NASA worked with a private company—an important milestone in the history of space travel. It takes an unimaginable amount of energy to launch a rocket into space. […]