Professors at North Carolina State University find that teaching research methodologies doesn’t help students think more critically. What succeeded in that, some, was teaching a course on fables and conspiracy theories.
State entomologists frequently encounter those who think they are suffering some bug infestation, but really aren’t. Delusional parasitosis may be more organic than a lapse in rationality — it’s hard to escape the feeling that some bug is biting you when you have that feeling. And here in south Texas, some bug often is biting you.