We Have Met the Enemy, and He is Us

FROM THE ARTICLE: “We studied publication bias in the social sciences by analyzing a known population of conducted studies—221 in total—in which there is a full accounting of what is published and unpublished. … Strong results are 40 percentage points more likely to be published than are null results and 60 percentage points more likely to be written up. We provide direct evidence of publication bias and identify the stage of research production at which publication bias occurs: Authors do not write up and submit null findings.” To read more, click here.

NOTE:  This article isn’t “new”, but it is newsworthy.

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