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Pseudoscience and Extraordinary Claims of the Paranormal: A Critical Thinker's Toolkit
Pseudoscience and Extraordinary Claims of the Paranormal: ACritical Thinker's Toolkit provides readers with a variety of"reality-checking" tools to analyze extraordinary claims and todetermine their validity.
Integrates simple yet powerful evaluative tools used by bothparanormal believers and skeptics alike
Introduces innovations such as a continuum for rankingparanormal claims and evaluating their implications
Includes an innovative "Critical Thinker’s Toolkit," asystematic approach for performing reality checks on paranormalclaims related to astrology, psychics, spiritualism,parapsychology, dream telepathy, mind-over-matter, prayer,life after death, creationism, and more
Explores the five alternative hypotheses to consider whenconfronting a paranormal claim
Reality Check boxes, integrated into the text, invitestudents to engage in further discussion and examination ofclaims
Written in a lively, engaging style for students and generalreaders alike
Ancillaries: Testbank and PowerPoint slides available atwww.wiley.com/go/pseudoscience