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Rein in the four horsemen of irreproducibility
They ride with what I refer to as the four horsemen of the reproducibility apocalypse: publication bias, low statistical power, P-value hacking and HARKing (hypothesizing after results are known).

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Is Reproducibility Really Central to Science?
"The timing of this dip leads us to hypothesize [SIC] ..."
Talk is cheap: the myth of the focus group - Guardian

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Apr 29th, 2019 at 07:32:40 PM EST
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Sheldon Krimsky on Conflicts of Interest in Science
"Given that we knew there was a new DSM, and we didn't have to go through the arduous work of finding the conflicts, which we had to do with the DSM 4, we could figure out whether there were more or fewer conflicts of interest on the new DSM panels. We published the results in the New England Journal of Medicine. And it turned out there were more conflicts in the DSM 5 with transparency than there were in the DSM 4 without transparency."


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Apr 30th, 2019 at 10:09:41 PM EST
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