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Set Point with Steve Perry: Policy and Bad Science

Set Point with Steve Perry: Policy and Bad Science December 2, 2019

In the past, bad science has been used to promote certain policy changes. In response to New York Post story, Steve Perry reflects on Susannah Cahalan’s research uncovering how a study on the mentally ill was faked in the 1970s, resulting in harm to the mentally ill. The full story is in the book The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission that Changed Our Understanding of Madness.