What is ‘pseudoscience’?

Posted on September 5, 2011


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The following explanation of pseudoscience is adapted from Hughes, B. M. (2011). Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology. Harlow: Prentice Hall.

Pseudoscience. A practice that has the superficial appearance of a science but which fails to meet the quality standards normally required of sciences.

See also: http://www.skepdic.com/pseudosc.html