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Humanities, Too: In New Study, History Courses in Critical Thinking Reduce Pseudoscientific Beliefs

We often think of the need for critical thinking in the context of nonscientific approaches to extraordinary claims about the natural world. We call that pseudoscience, and as an antidote we often prescribe more science courses, especially those focusing on skeptical thinking. But critical thinking is not unique to the sciences.

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