Friday Foolery #46 Bad Science: The Psychology Behind Exaggerated & False Results

23 12 2011

Very up-to-date infographic about Bad Science: it includes (or was inspired by?) the recent fraud by Diederik Stapel, a well-known psychologist in the Netherlands.(e.g. see NY Times.com (2011/11/03/).

I am not sure though, that I agree with the 3rd solution to make research more honest: anonymous publication.

Bad Science
Created by: Clinical Psychology

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30 12 2011
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