Sampling simulated data can reveal common ways in which our cognitive biases mislead us.
Retraction Watch"[R]esearchers should not be allowed anywhere near a P value or similar measure of statistical probability until they have demonstrated that they understand what it means," says @deevybee.
Springer Nature-Digital Science survey reveals that pandemic-hit researchers are more likely to return to old data, which some worry could lead to fraud
Retraction Watch“Concerns about a possible spike in unethical research behaviour have been triggered by a major survey of international academics that highlights the heavy toll inflicted on science by recent lockdowns.”
Man, we’ve really been through the wringer on masks this year. First we got two months of blatantly contradictory advice from the CDC; then we got an infestation of monkey-paw worshiping chaos-agents who think being asked not to spit in other...
Retraction Watch"To any journalists reading this who cover COVID-19 science: please keep an eye on Retraction Watch’s list of retracted or withdrawn papers. If something seems too good to be true, push on it."