Have students see a video of the simple study that raised serious questions about therapeutic touch. The study, originally conducted
by a fourth-grader, is described on page 74 of the text. To see the
here--and then scroll down until you see "Healing touch')
To emphasize that not everything on the web is true and to stimulate some research ideas, show students the following
link discussing the Internet rumor that Cambridge University scientists had discovered that scrambled words were as easy to read as unscrambled words.