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5 Scientific Attitudes

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Curiousity
- A scientist shows interest and pays particular attentions to objects or events. He asks questions and seeks answers.
Honesty
- A scientist gives a truthful report of observations. He does not withhold important information just to please himself or others.
Open-Mindedness
- A scientist listens to and respects the ideas of others. He accepts criticism and changes his mind if reliable evidence contrdicts his believes.
Skepticism
- A scientist bases suggestions and conclusions on evidences. When in doubt, he questions the veracity of a statement in relation to the evidences presented.
Creativity
- A scientist can generate new and original ideas.