MOOC Deception Detox

Researchers Dr Vera Schölmerich and Dr Kellie Liket, of Erasmus University Rotterdam, have just launched an educational video series called Deception Detox – how solid science can help you save the world. In this MOOC they explore how key concepts in statistics and scientific methods can help distinguish between fact and fiction, and increase the positive impact we have on this world. 

Deception Detox was created by Erasmus University College and Impact Center Erasmus and features international top scientists such as behavioral economist Dan Ariely, philosopher Peter Singer and happiness researcher Elizabeth Dunn. 

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You can also browse through the videos on the Deception Detox YouTube channel and on the Facebook page of Deception Detox. 

To dive deeper into the content, you can enroll in the free online course on