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Too many methods

John Hattie of meta-analysis fame puts it like this: “..nearly all of them have a positive impact on student learning.” Hundreds of teaching methods compete for out limited time and resources. 139 more words

Weak Method

Meta-analysis of ethnic discrimination in hiring now in print

Our meta-analysis on ethnic discrimination in hiring is now available in print. In the meta-analysis we examine 738 correspondence tests in 43 separate studies testing ethnic discrimination in hiring decisions.

Didier Ruedin

Replicability Report: Is Ego-Depletion a Replicable Effect?

Abstract

It has been a common practice in social psychology to publish only significant results.  As a result, success rates in the published literature do not provide empirical evidence for the existence of a phenomenon.  10,000 more words

Power

Catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT) in patients with ischemic heart disease: a systematic review and a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Abstract

Background

Patients with ischemic heart disease may have implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) implanted for primary or secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death. Although ICD shocks can be life saving, in some patients, they have been associated with increased mortality and/or morbidity. 242 more words

MEDICINE

Are Low-Skilled Minorities Discriminated More?

Today a colleague asked me whether our recent meta-analysis drew any inferences on whether low-skilled minorities are discriminated more than highly-skilled minorities. It does so only at the margins — mostly in the supplementary material (S13). 422 more words

Didier Ruedin

New paper published - Leaf age dependent changes in within‑canopy variation in leaf functional traits: a meta‑analysis

Text by Lauri Laanisto

Journal of Plant Research, which is the scientific outlet of The Botanical Society of Japan made some changes in the end of last year, including a annual special issue called JPR symposium ( 536 more words

Ülo Niinemets

Local species richness may be declining after all

Recently two papers seemed to turn what we thought we knew about changes in biodiversity on their head. These papers by Vellend et al. and… 1,001 more words

Conservation