Teaching Darwinism by using a story of FAKE animals
|June 13, 2014||Posted by News under Natural selection|
Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection Using a Picture-Storybook Intervention, Psychological Science April 2014 25: 893-902, first published on February 6, 2014
Pilosas were made up by researchers who were exploring whether kids could grasp the concept of natural selection. They found that parables like the plight of the pilosa enabled even kindergartners to get evolution.
The fact that “Pilosas” don’t exist saves any amount of trouble.
There is no chance that evidence will show the story of a non-existent animal to be more complex. Which is usual today.
Science in a time of decline can just be fiction, and that’s okay. You even have to pay $35 to hear the story. Hope you have better uses for the money. Uncommon Descent now has a tax number, so you could send it here instead.
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