Learning how to be a critical consumer of research

To help you learn what you need to know to be a critical consumer of psychological research, visit the following
website, which is sponsored by WorldPress.com: https://technology4engagement.wordpress.com/138-2/ (Links
to an external site.). Watch Michael Schriemer’s video The Baloney Detection Kit and summarize the rules that
you should follow when presented with new ideas or when challenging your current beliefs and assumptions.
Next, locate a website that provides information or advice on a topic that is interesting to you. You may choose
any topic as long as it relates to the study of lifespan development. Next, critique the website based on the
rules presented in Michael Schriemer’s video. Based on your critique, would you feel comfortable
recommending the website to a friend or family member? Why or why not? Be sure to include the URL for the
website that you used for this activity

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