We let Dr. Wells loose on the mean streets of New York City to see if people can guess her profession. Learn why here.
People prefer to ignore scientific reality in favor of politically correct myths. Specifically, we incorrectly interpret (positive) statements that describe the world as it is to be (normative) statements that prescribe the world as it ought to be. This confusion impedes scientific progress.
Are women driven by anti-science beliefs for how they choose their breast cancer treatment? No. But the Memorial Sloan Kettering and the Wall Street Journal seem to think so. They are basing this on a deeply flawed study by the hospital's media staff.