Our goal is to develop and distribute tools to assess whether students are learning what teachers think they are teaching. 

Many personal, political, and economic decisions depend upon a reasoned understanding of basic biology, but there is clear evidence that students are not mastering these "biofundamentals".

Thinking scientifically benefits both the thinker and the broader society. 

We see rational thinking as the best antidote for, and vaccine against, irrationalism, wishful thinking, unintended consequences, and the inhuman treatment of others.

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The most formidable weapon, against errors of every kind,
is Reason.

Thomas Paine, 1794.
The Age of Reason.


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Supported in part  by the NSF and a John Doctor prize from the Society for Developmental Biology


last modification 24-Nov-2015