Philosopher of science with a neuroscience background. He is currently a doctoral student at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Valencia (Spain). He is an expert on the demarcation problem and the psychological mechanisms that give rise to irrational thinking. He is also an active disseminator of science and its philosophy.
As a set of pseudoscientific ideas, clinical pseudopsychology has a peculiar characteristic: it has established an entire tradition parallel to psychology, with numerous branches and interrelated theoretical and practical developments.
Alternative medicine has a high social prevalence, being promoted by well organized groups that have developed an intricate rhetoric in order to self-justify in the absence of evidence. This article will analyse some of these arguments, some of their fallacies, other styles of reasoning, and other misconceptions of scientific concepts.