What Is Pseudoscience?

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Last updated: Jan 19, 2023


With so much misinformation floating around these days, you might find sorting fact from fiction challenging. In this lesson, you will learn everything you need to know about the differences between science and pseudoscience, and how to discuss those differences with others.

CEU Credits

Enrolled users will earn 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) upon completing the course.


  1. Learn how science differs from pseudoscience.
  2. Learn how to spot pseudoscience.
  3. Learn how to talk to students, patients, or friends about pseudoscience.

Additional Info

Course Grading Policy

In order to receive CEU credit for this course you must earn a score of 80% or higher on any quizzes.

Technical Equipment and Skills

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  • Skills: the ability to navigate a course within a web browser

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