A Canadian study suggests that fluoride consumed by pregnant women can affect the IQ of their children. No single study provides definitive answers, but the findings will no doubt stir debate.
John B. Holbein@JAMAPediatrics Also, I'm at the point where I think we need a revolution in scientific journalism.
▪️J-schools should teach methods.
▪️Unis should provide free methods training to journalists.
▪️Authors should be held responsible for over-claims they make in the media.
A comparative welfare analysis of 133 historical policy changes over the past half-century in the United States, focusing on policies in social insurance, education and job training, taxes and cash transfers, and in-kind transfers.
John B. HolbeinWhat happens when legislators are provided with information about where their constituents stand?
"Despite extensive outreach, only 11% accessed the information [about their constitutents]"
#SocSciResearch #NullEffectsMatter #TeamPreciseNulls
In recent years, many states have enacted laws imposing strict identification requirements for voting. Proponents contend such laws are necessary to prevent voter fraud while opponents claim the laws...