Analyzing Data

In scientific experiments as in architecture, it’s all about design. Patrick Onghena studies methodology and statistics in order to help other investigators properly set up their studies and analyze their results. He is especially interested in optimizing single-case experimental design so that researchers can glean as much reliable information as More

“The Steroids of Scientific Competition”

A week or so ago, I wrote up some new research showing how easy it is for psychological scientists to falsify experimental results. The point of the report, published on-line in the journal Psychological Science, was not that researchers are deliberately, or mischievously, reporting bogus findings. The point was instead More