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It???s the incentive structure, people! Why science reform must come from the granting agencies.

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Reblogged from The File Drawer:

Another day, another New York Times report on bad practice in biomedical science. The growing problems with scientific research are by now well known: Many results in the top journals are cherry picked, methodological weaknesses and other important caveats are often swept under the rug, and a large fraction of findings cannot be replicated. In some rare cases, there is even outright fraud.

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I discussed this same issue in Medicine sometime ago, if it were so that a solution is thought te have been found them the sampling rate should increase. This is a case of search satisfaction – you expected to find something found something so you stop searching rather than finishing your search. While in a larger sample set or more regression to the mean takes place, which means the results come closer to the average..

from http://specialbrands.net/2012/04/20/5430/

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

April 24, 2012 at 5:00 pm

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