Spotting Pseudoscience

The Covid-19 Pandemic and Decision-Making: 
Information, Misinformation, and Scientific Certainty in Light of Emerging Evidence

Citizens are asked to judge information about COVID-19 and make crucial decisions regarding how to respond. However, pervasive misinformation and pseudoscience exist regarding COVID-19. This can lead to public distrust in science, and exacerbates the personal and societal decision-making that places all of society at greater risk.

 

These COVID-19 education materials promote both content understanding and foster trust in STEM professionals. Their knowledge plays a key role in improving personal and public decision-making regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics.

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SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: Background information

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Covid-19 Pandemic and Decision-Making: Waiting for Scientific Certainty is a Fool's Game

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Covid-19 Pandemic and the Fool's Errand of Pseudoscience-Based Decision-Making

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Case Study: To Mask or Not to Mask, That is the Scientific Question

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