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2010-12-11 00:38:15    

http://psychsciencenotes.blogspot.com/...d-precognition.html

In case you missed it, the Journal of Personality and So... flagship APA journal, published a study by Daryl Bem con... for psi (precognition). I didn't really want to post in ... about this study (which has been doing the rounds online... I'm not that interested in being a science journalist. B...

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2011-11-12 13:26:05    

http://alumni.media.mit.edu/...arlo-rota-10-lessons.html#...

I have been collecting some random bits of advice that I...
Lecturing
Blackboard Technique
Publish the same results several times.
... Be prepared for old age.

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2016-03-04 13:43:56    

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20.../160303145733.htm

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/1603031457...

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2016-03-24 19:09:15    

http://fivethirtyeight.com/...s-can-easily-explain-p-values/

But after writing about p-values again and again, and re... correction on a nearly year-old story over some erroneou... regarding a study’s p-value (which I’d taken from th... themselves and their report), I’ve come to think that ... fundamental problem with p-values is that no one can rea...

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2016-03-31 10:59:42    

https://lareviewofbooks.org/...l-matter-in-the-age-of-google

If anything, the reference system provided by a good cit... come to matter even more in the age of the internet, rat... rendered obsolete by the seemingly infinite networking a... texts and other cultural resources online.

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2017-03-17 18:15:08     A bad abstract is good enough to be published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General | Quick Thoughts

https://jcoynester.wordpress.com/...ntal-psychology-general/

Some abstract succeed in telling a good story by distort... details of what was done and what was found . Some manus... way into prestigious journals because the editor and rev... by what they read in the abstract and don’t notice tha... with what i

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2015-03-23 11:26:12     About | re3data.org

http://www.re3data.org/about/

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2007-10-14 11:32:33     Academic Phrasebank

http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/

The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academ... to provide you with examples of some of the phraseologic... of writing organised under the headings to the left. It ... primarily with international students whose first langua... in mind. Ho

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2015-08-21 16:33:55     Academic urban legends

http://sss.sagepub.com/content/44/4/638.full

Many of the messages presented in respectable scientific... in fact, based on various forms of rumors. Some of these... frequently, and in such complex, colorful, and entertain... can think of them as academic urban legends. The explana... phenomenon

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2014-02-19 07:51:20     Analysis of the CHI research community’s knowledge map - Community Imaging Group

http://comag.oulu.fi/...i-research-communitys-knowledge-map/

Based on the results, we argued that:
As it stands, the only tradition in HCI is that of h ...
The accumulated knowledge in HCI is almost exclusive ...
By nature, HCI research is like nomads chasing water ...
Therefore, current HCI researc

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2017-06-15 21:20:09     “Political Co-Authorships” in Medical Science Journals - Johal - 2017 - Clinical Anatomy - Wiley Online Library

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ca.22932/abstract

The issue of co-author relationships on medical sciences... publications has become more pronounced as advances in t... enabled collaboration across countries and institutions ... efficiently. These relationships often have underlying p... motivations

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2016-12-27 09:25:00     BBC - Future - The man who studies the spread of ignorance

http://www.bbc.com/...an-who-studies-the-spread-of-ignorance

Proctor had found that the cigarette industry did not wa... know the harms of its product, and it spent billions obs... the health effects of smoking. This search led him to cr...
Agnotology is the study of wilful acts to spread confusi ...
It comes fr

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2017-05-29 08:38:38     Black Lives Matter in Journal of Political Philosophy: Philosophers published a series written entirely by white professors — Quartz

https://qz.com/...ries-written-entirely-by-white-professors/

This week, the prestigious Journal of Political Philosop... series of articles under the heading “Black Lives Matt... All the authors published in the series are white.

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2013-03-06 00:42:37     Can humour make students love statistics? - Vol. 22, Part 3 ( March 2009)

http://www.thepsychologist.org.uk/ar.../archive_home.cfm?...

So this article is my attempt to summarise what I have d... use of humour in teaching. There is rather more written ... students, so I have unashamedly drawn upon the sociology... literature. However, there are similarities between soci... psychology

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2016-09-06 13:12:19     Cognitive bias cheat sheet – Better Humans

https://betterhumans.coach.me/...heat-sheet-55a472476b18#...

Every cognitive bias is there for a reason — prima... brains time or energy. If you look at them by the proble... to solve, it becomes a lot easier to understand why they... they’re useful, and the trade-offs (and resulting ment... they introd

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2011-10-10 11:36:10     CoRR - Computing Research Repository

http://arxiv.org/corr/home

Welcome to the Computing Research Repository (CoRR), spo... arXiv.org e-Print archive, NCSTRL (Networked Computer Sc... Reference Library), and AAAI. CoRR allows researchers to... download papers through its online repository. CoRR is a... members of

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2013-01-07 17:07:43     crackpots who were right « viXra log

http://blog.vixra.org/category/crackpots-who-were-right/

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2012-12-30 21:00:05     cube map_web.jpg (JPEG Image, 1400 × 699 pixels) - Scaled (81%)

http://www.nature.com/polopoly_fs/7.80.../cube%20map_web.jpg

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2016-12-06 14:36:27     Cut-throat academia leads to 'natural selection of bad science', claims study | Science | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...-bad-science-claims-study?...

Scientists incentivised to publish surprising results fr... journals, despite risk that such findings are likely to ... research

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2013-01-06 13:37:43     Data-driven science is a failure of imagination | R you cereal?

http://www.petrkeil.com/?p=302

But most importantly, data-driven science is less intell... then hypothesis-driven science. Data mining is sweet, an... Plotting multivariate data, maps, “relationships” an... visualizations is hip and catchy, everybody can understa... thinking ab

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2014-02-17 22:50:16     Debunking the myth of Kitty Genovese | New York Post

http://nypost.com/...story-behind-the-kitty-genovese-murder/

Despite the attempts of various neighbors to help, Mosel... wounds proved fatal, and Farrar did her best to comfort ...
The murder of Kitty Genovese shifted from crime to legen ...
The Times piece was followed by a story in Life magazine ...
New York be

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2008-02-27 21:19:43     Estimated impact of publication venues in Computer Science [CiteSeer; Steve Lawrence, Kurt Bollacker, Lee Giles]

http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/impact.html

Estimated impact of publication venues in Computer Scien... better) - May 2003 (CiteSeer)
Generated from documents in the CiteSeer database. This ...
Impact is estimated using the average citation rate, whe ...

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2016-12-06 14:27:48     Fake News Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts : All Tech Considered : NPR

http://www.npr.org/...f-check-the-news-and-get-the-facts?...

These tips are just a start at determining what type of ... Zimdars outlined these and others in a guide for her stu...
If you do these steps, you're helping yourself and you'r ...
And you won't be the only one trying to stop the spread ...

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2016-09-07 09:15:20     Frontiers for Young Minds

http://kids.frontiersin.org/

Frontiers for Young Minds provides a collection of freel... scientific articles by distinguished scientists that are... audiences by the input of their own young peers.

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2016-04-18 07:58:36     Here's Richard Feynman's simple technique for sorting science from pseudoscience - ScienceAlert

http://www.sciencealert.com/...ng-science-from-pseudoscience

It turns out, all you need to do when you read or hear s... that sounds smart, is try to translate it back into ord... better yet, have the person explain it for you - without... scientific jargon or terms, and see if it still makes sense.

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2009-12-28 08:13:43     Hills Criteria of Causation

http://www.drabruzzi.com/hills_criteria_of_causation.htm

Hills Criteria of Causation outlines the minimal conditi... establish a causal relationship between two items. Thes... originally presented by Austin Bradford Hill (1897-1991)... medical statistician as a way of determining the causal ... specific fa

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2016-04-22 20:55:34     How politicians poisoned statistics - FT.com

http://www.ft.com/...e8-01c7-11e6-ac98-3c15a1aa2e62.html#...

ft.com > life&arts >
FT Magazine
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Home UK World Companies Markets Global Economy Lex Comme ...
... icks them out, or makes them up, to suit his purpose.”

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2012-04-01 16:54:46     How To Cite A Tweet In Academic Papers | Edudemic

http://edudemic.com/...w-to-cite-a-tweet-in-academic-papers/

Twitter is a big part of education and technology. But w...
Official MLA Twitter Citation Format
The Modern Language Association (MLA, yes that MLA forma ...
MLA gives an example using the famous tweet that acknowl ...
Athar, Sohaib (ReallyVirtual).

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2012-07-26 18:08:16     How to Finish a PhD | profserious

http://blog.prof.so/2012/07/how-to-finish-phd.html

There are many surprises in doing a PhD. That, for examp... easier to have a idea than to show that is any good. Tha... your supervisor does not possess 'the answer'. Perhaps h... greatest surprise is that it is so much easier to start ... finish it.

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2015-05-28 16:46:14     I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

http://io9.com/...thinking-chocolate-helps-weight-1707251800

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of... had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 ... they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front pa...
I am Johannes Bohannon, Ph.D. Well, actually my name is ...
Other than

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