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The Casey Review: Not Worth The Paper It's Printed On

Yesterday saw the release of the Casey Review into integration. Commissioned by the Cameron government, its stated intention was to review social integration in Britain.  However, it merely added to the already poisonous anti-Muslim narrative, which is tirelessly promoted by the likes of The S*n, The Daily Mail and The Daily Express. 804 more words

Government & Politics

Using MTurk for animal advocacy research

Rochelle tweeted about this study and it is just another one of those that doesn’t really get MTurk. It promoting the ‘fast and cheap’ story while suggesting that paying 80 cents for a 10 minute study is ok (it isn’t). 628 more words

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Fear Not and Do the Dishes

Read this first.

http://www.medicaldaily.com/more-chores-husband-does-more-likely-marriage-will-end-divorce-242815

I read this article because I instantly knew it would be a steaming pile of shit and that it would be a good example of how people misconstrue research. 422 more words

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Published: Are Statistics Misleading Sodium Reduction Benefits?

Salt Increases BP? Really? So does when I am hungry, or angry, or forgot to take a deep breath!

My article (only a one-pager) on blood pressure and salt is finally out in print in a medical academic journal ( 185 more words

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