[From the article, “This Cornell Food Researcher Has Had 13 Papers Retracted. How Were They Published in the First Place?” by Kiera Butler, published in Mother Jones] “In 2015, I wrote a profile of Brian Wansink, a Cornell University behavioral science researcher who…Read More
[From the blog ““Tweeking”: The big problem is not where you think it is” by Andrew Gelman, posted at Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science] “In her recent article about pizzagate, Stephanie Lee included this hilarious email from Brian Wansink, the…Read More
[From the article, “Hundreds of Researchers Are Trying to Replicate High-Profile Psychology Studies” by Stephanie M. Lee in Buzzfeed] “More than 400 psychologists worldwide are teaming up to fight a looming problem in their field: headline-making research that doesn’t hold up.”…Read More
[From the article, “Sliced and Diced: The Inside Story of How an Ivy League Food Scientist Turned Shoddy Data into Viral Studies” by Stephanie M. Lee in Buzzfeed] “Brian Wansink won fame, funding, and influence for his science-backed advice on…Read More
[From the article “Introducing SPRITE (and the Case of the Carthorse Child)” by James Heathers at the website Hackernoon] “So, if you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard about the recent trouble with a rash of papers from the Cornell Food and…Read More
In a recent post at his blogsite, Statistical Modeling, Causal inference, and Social Science, Andrew Gelman asks whether his recent criticisms on statistical grounds of a prominent researcher’s experiments on healthy eating are doing more harm than good. The researcher, Brian Wansink, is John…Read More
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