[From the article “We Tried to Publish a Replication of a Science Paper in Science. The Journal Refused.” by Kevin Arceneaux, Bert Bakker, Claire Gothreau, and Gijs Schumacher, published in Slate] “Our story starts in 2008, when a group of researchers…Read More
[From the article “Five ways to fix statistics” posted at nature.com] “As debate rumbles on about how and how much to poor statistics is to blame for poor reproducibility, Nature asked influential statisticians to recommend one change to improve science.” Researchers…Read More
[NOTE: This is a repost of a blog that Prasanna Parasurama published at the blogsite Towards Data Science]. “The confidence intervals of the two groups overlap, hence the difference is not statistically significant” The statement above is wrong. Overlapping confidence…Read More
[From the blog, “Reproducibility Crisis Timeline: Milestones in Tackling Research Reliability” by Hilda Bastian at her PLoS blogsite, Absolutely Maybe] “It’s not a new story, although “the reproducibility crisis” may seem to be. For life sciences, I think it started in…Read More
(FROM THE ARTICLE “The Reproducibility Crisis Is Good for Science”) The author, an editor at Nature, reports on ways the reproducibility crisis is promoting change in science. An excerpt: “For what it’s worth, articles about confirmation bias and the misuse of p-values…Read More
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