The anti-vaccine movement is a growing and dangerous phenomenon. Under false or fallacious premises, they avoid their own vaccine or that of those around them.
This year the Nobel Prize in economics was given to the union of a field, development economics, with a methodology, field experiments.
If there is something that I like as much as know and understand stuff, is to transmit it in a fun way, as well as try to provide easy explanations of things that can be hard to understand. There is few things more pleasant than getting others to understand your passion for something and awakening interest in them.
For that reason I try to do it whenever I can and in all formats that I can. Articles, both here and in Lasoga.org, videos on my Youtube channel Think Twice Show and collaborations in others, participations in Famelab editions, talks, radio programs, activities…
Mostly I talk about topics related to my field. But I also talk about science in general, especially about topics related to pseudoscience and magical thinking. The basis of the scientific method is critical thinking. Rely on evidence, being aware of our own biases, doubting everything and recognizing what we do not know is the key to getting to know something.