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Questionable Research Practices: Definition, Detect, and Recommendations for Better Practices

The term “questionable research practices” (QRPs) was popularized in an article by John, Loewenstein, and Prelec (2012).

The authors distinguish between fraud and QRPs. 1,806 more words


Further reflections on the linearity in Dr. Förster’s Data

A previous blog examined how and why Dr. Förster’s data showed incredibly improbable linearity.

The main hypothesis was that two experimental manipulations have opposite effects on a dependent variable. 1,359 more words


Embattled Stem Cell Researchers Sue Harvard And Brigham And Women's Hospital

Two embattled and highly controversial stem cell researchers are suing the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School for an ongoing investigation into their research. 107 more words

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