Baloney Detection

Healthy information is just as important for the mind as healthy food is important for the body. By thinking critically about information we can determine how true it might be. Baloney is a claim that looks and sounds true but is likely flawed. Our "Baloney Detection Guide" can help:

You can order flyers of this guide to hand out at your next event!
Click this link: Vegan Chicago baloney detection guide flyers at Zazzle

BALONEY RED FLAGS (if you see the following terms being used, be on guard):
boosts, cleanse, detox, energy, holistic, quantum, natural, superfood, toxin, testimonials, Raw Food

BALONEY DETECTION GUIDE:


RESOURCES
Double X Science: Real science vs. fake science: How can you tell them apart?

Science, health, medical news freaking you out? Do the Double X Double-Take first

Cognitive Biases: A Visual Study Guide

TechNyou's Science Education Resource video series on critical thinking:




Your Logical Fallacy is: Poster on logical fallacies

Information is Beautiful: Rhetorical fallacies


This page will be updated with even more baloney detection resources! Please stay tuned.




If you have received one of our baloney detection kits and have comments or questions please let us know.

Table of Contents

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Vaccines November 23, 2013 12:52 PM anonymous
GMO May 21, 2014 6:55 PM anonymous
Code of Conduct January 26, 2014 12:30 PM anonymous
Raw Food Diets March 26, 2013 12:47 PM anonymous
Official Nutrition Expert March 6, 2012 10:32 PM anonymous
Baloney Detection April 8, 2014 12:46 PM anonymous
Vegan Chicago Podcast March 17, 2011 12:09 AM anonymous
Events October 19, 2013 1:25 PM anonymous
Mission October 4, 2012 10:14 AM anonymous
Internet Social Networking October 4, 2012 10:17 AM anonymous
About Vegan Chicago April 18, 2013 12:25 AM anonymous
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