Good things to read and listen to

Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan
Irrationality by Stuart Sutherland
How We Know What isn't So: Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life by Thomas Gilovich
Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris
The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuition Deceives Us by Christopher Chabris
The Halo Effect: How Managers Let Themselves Be Deceived by Phil Rosenzweig
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourse by David McRaney
How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions by Francis Wheen
Thinking about Language Teaching: Selected articles 1982-2011 Michael Swan

Vocabulary Myths: Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching K. Folse


The skeptics' guide to the Universe

You are not so smart
Lexicon valley
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