Brain and Body

The Pseudoscience Quiz: Can You Distinguish Common Science Myths from Fact?

October 28, 2015 | Kelly Tatera

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“Everyone says it so it must be true” simply doesn’t cut it in the science world.

What color is the blood inside your veins? You’ve probably heard that it’s blue until it hits air, but did you ever do your own research before believing the "facts" that travel by word of mouth? 

Does hair grow back thicker after it’s shaved? Do you lose most of your body heat through your head? These are some of the seemingly most basic science questions that everybody thinks they know the answers to. But taking this pseudoscience quiz might surprise you and disrupt a number of the science “facts” you thought were true. 

Take the quiz here

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