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  1. Mar 2019
    1. In this section, the D.A.R.E. program was described as an incredibly popular program in schools across the United States despite the fact that research consistently suggests that this program is largely ineffective

      I remember this program in elementary school and a lot of others know the program from before as well. But I think being here in college especially WSU which is known to be a party school it is more likely for us students to not care or remember this program which is why the program is considered ineffective. Especially with Marijuana now being legal in Washington state, another reason it is ineffective.

    2. many people have an understandable desire to attain a healthy weight

      Here at WSU I have come to meet many people who care about their weight and watch what they eat. Many of the people I've come to know go to the gym regularly as well, that's why here at WSU students are able to go to the gym like the REC and even at the Stephenson Complex they have a gym there that's closer than the REC for some students and there is the Chinook too on the opposite side and many students attend all three places to get a good workout.

    3. The goal of all scientists is to better understand the world around them

      https://youtu.be/EjyR499Xhvw Scientist use research to help the world and people like in this video it talks about how most people don't receive their heart transplant and even die waiting for a new heart so they created an artificial heart so more people can survive

    4. Scientific research’s dependence on falsifiability allows for great confidence in the information that it produces.

      https://youtu.be/FuVGo3AJhqA Research is what has helped the world evolve and what has helped people gain knowledge. Without research we'd be lost, doctors couldn't help us cure our illnesses, scientist wouldn't be able to give us trustworthy information

    5. In contrast to other methods that people use to understand the behavior of others, such as intuition and personal experience, the hallmark of scientific research is that there is evidence to support a claim

      https://youtu.be/5Stkq9QNQFg Understanding people and their behavior is apart of research and shows why it is important. This is apart of the type of research psychologist do to learn about people.

    6. Scientists use deductive reasoning to empirically test their hypotheses.

      Because we have scientist, thankfully, we can trust what they have to say despite what random people say or what we hear from them, just like this quote say "Fortunately, dedicated scientists are willing to do the research necessary to protect us from those who, knowingly or unknowingly, threaten our health by marketing untested medical products." (Woosley, 2013)

    7. We should be informed consumers of the information made available to us because decisions based on this information have significant consequences

      Being available to the research in the world includes these few things in the article 'Public medicine and research- important and challenging' "Research activity enforces reading, being updated, thinking creatively initiating, opening horizons and being in contact with researchers all over the world." (Pillar & Shapira, 2015)

    8. At various times in history, we would have been certain that the sun revolved around a flat earth, that the earth’s continents did not move, and that mental illness was caused by possession

      When a person does their research after hearing something they may not believe to be true of they do research and that will tell them whether it is true or not, in this article 'Demystifying Research: Uncovering important information' it say "However, if the reader is will- ing to look at the report systematically, it is not difficult to discover the main points and take-away message or information (Polit & Beck, 2012)."

    9. Scientific research is a critical tool for successfully navigating our complex world.

      Research is very important, it has grown and been one of the main things in this world since decades ago. It doesn't even matter what the research is on, research for any topic is important "Health services research (HSR) has expanded dramatically in the recent decades, particularly in surgery. " (Ban & Bilimoria, 2016)