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Uncertainties in Species Occurrence Data: How to deal with False Positives and False Negatives

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Species Surveys: New Opportunities and Ongoing Data Challenges

Monitoring is a fundamental step in the management of any species. The collection and careful analysis of species data allows us to make informed decisions about management priorities and to critically evaluate our actions. 1,571 more words

Methods Papers

Looking Back to See the Future Now

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Technical analysts were taking note of record-high equity valuations back in May, 2013. There appears to be a new causal identity not related to earnings, which is, of course, incorrect. 271 more words

Political-Economy And Philosophy

False positives can be more costly than a malware infection

Poor business decisions can be very costly, especially in cybersecurity, where labeling clean items as malicious – so-called false positives – can have very damaging consequences. 1,108 more words

Security News

PIRC at ACOG 2017

Megan Allyse is representing PIRC at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) in San Diego, with a poster presenting preliminary findings from the… 69 more words

Paranoid Rumination From A Freshly-Minted Migraineur

As I sit here writing, I perceive a scintillating band of zig-zags in the shape of a reverse C on the left side of my visual field. 1,475 more words

If you feel your heart flip-flopping, then you are experiencing palpitations: a sensation that the heart is racing, fluttering, pounding, skipping beats or beating irregularly.

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Are Most Published Results in Psychology False? An Empirical Study

Why Most Published Research Findings  are False by John P. A. Ioannidis

In 2005, John P. A. Ioannidis wrote an influential article with the title “Why Most Published Research Findings are False.” The article starts with the observation that “there is increasing concern that most current published research findings are false” (e124). 2,603 more words

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