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Friday
Oct162015

Coming soon ... the Science Curiosity Index/Ludwick Quotient

Been busy at work on CCP "Evidence-based Science Filmmaking Initiative" (ESFI), and hence neglecting the 14 billion readers of blog... Sorry!

Am hoping what we will have to say on the progress we've been making will compensate.  More on that soon-- very soon.

But just to feed you enough information to prevent utter starvation, the coolest thing so far is a behaviorally validated Science Curiosity Index (SCI), which measures the disposition to seek out & consume science information for personal satisfaction.  It's amazing what one learns about science curiosity, which is definitely not the same thing as the science-comprehension disposition measured by Ordinary Science Intelligence, tells us about how people process information about contested science issues.

Some of us in the lab have taken to calling the SCI measure the "Ludwick Quotient" (LQ).

But more soon-- very soon, I promise!

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Reader Comments (2)

Here and in FB you read like druggies.
Your culture of impunity and entitlement are such that you can actually say that you're clueless.

Technocratic whores ... nae, sluts.

--KC:

Addendum: it's well known that such as Yale Law live as cheat. But this ... this surprises even me.
You really don't know what "optional" and "required" mean?
Oh, right. You don't need meanings. Or truth. Or fact. Or reality. The new fascists. 0_o
http://bentrem.net/images/YaleLaw.jpg

October 16, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBernard (ben) Tremblay

@Bernard(ben):

You got me.

Damn....

October 18, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterdmk38

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