What are the characteristics of good scientific theories?
The Scientific Method and Statistical Reasoning Using the tools of the scientific method and understanding statistical reasoning can strengthen our
critical thinking. Answer two of the following questions to explore these issues: Review Chapter 3 of Van Cleave (2016). If we need to make
complex inferences, what intellectual virtues does Van Cleave argue we should employ? Discuss an example from your professional or personal life where these virtues would help strengthen your ability to make logical inferences. What misconceptions often rise around the idea of a scientific
“theory”? What are the characteristics of good scientific theories? Review Chapter 3 of Van Cleave (2016). Look at the example of Linda the bank
teller on p. 175. What is the conjunction fallacy? Where have you committed this fallacy in your thinking? Make an initial post of minimum 250 words (or more) addressing the prompt discussion board question(s) in detail The link below is for Chapter 3 that is referenced in the prompt. Thank you!