The Hierarchy of Scientific Evidence
1) https://www.khanacademy.org/science/high-school-biology/hs-biology-foundations/hs-biology-and-the-scientific-method/a/the-science-of-biology 2) https://foodinsight.org/evaluating-scientific-evidence/ 3)https://theconversation.com/essays-on-health-how-food-companies-can-sneak-bias-into-scientific-research-65873 Please review the 3 links above and answer the following questions. Please make sure to cite the information informally when you answer (i.e. the Kahn Academy recommended…..) 1. What is the scientific method and why is it useful? 2. What is the hierarchy of scientific evidence? 3. Be able to utilize the study design check list and understand the “study design cheat sheet”for assignment #1. 4. What are the different categories of research bias? Be able to give an example of each. 5. How does research bias effect nutrition research? 6. What needs to be done?