Every day, people all over the world are deluged with information about diet, health and medicine. The problem is that most of it is incorrect. The medical journals are filled with studies plagued with conflicts of interest, poor study design, and meaningless conclusions. This is made worse by misreporting by the media. But there is good and accurate information available too and the secret is to learn how to tell the difference. Dr. Pam Popper will show you how to become an empowered and enlightened consumer of research, and how to apply this information to your own life.
This class is self paced. You can begin whenever you like and then follow your own pace. It's a good idea to set goals for yourself to make sure you stick with the course.
This class will always be available!
Yes! The point is for you to learn what YOU need (or want) to learn. If you already know something, feel free to skip ahead. If you ever find that you're confused, you can always go back and watch something that you skipped.
Learn actively! You will retain more of what you learn if you take notes, draw diagrams, make notecards, and actively try to make sense of the material.