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CHAPTER 8 READING QUIZ PT 2
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Assuming a single cause
Claiming that gluten causes fifty-five diseases when it is actually only associated with those diseases
When a conspiracy theorist takes eny evidence against the conspiracy as proof of how cunning, nefarious, and powerful the conspirators are.
When a fan of the presiden't policy on immigration feels compelled to praise all the president's policies.
Judging a book based on online reviews, which tend to be written by a small percentage of people readers with extreme views on the book.
Settling for whatever is immediately available
Relying only on information from the first page of a Google search.
The influence of repetition
Relying on the way multiple source present a statistic rather than seeking the source of the statistic.
An advertisement showing a turtle pleading with the readers to stop polluting.
Using a sinking ocean liner, passengers needing rescue, and a rowboat refusing to rescue them to portray the Syrian refugee crisis.
When a mapmaker spotlights a neglected region by omitting or shrinking details of other regions.
Using dots on a map to call attention to gun massacre patterns.
Presenting England as a rural village to appeal to the viewer's nostalgia
Presenting a turtle doing something shocking-- eating a strip of plastic.
Manipulating visual perspective
Magnifying a turtle's head so that it is bigger than the viewer would normally see it.
A soldier in a poster pointing to a village to emphasize its being a symbol for England.
A poster's urging the viewer to "respect, reuse, reduce, and recycle."
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