The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network (TSSMN) is a collaborative effort of leading
journals in cardiothoracic surgery to highlight publications via social media. This
study aims to evaluate the 1-year results of a prospective randomized social...
David BroockmanThe paper has more results, robustness checks, discussion of external validity, etc.: authors.elsevier.com/a/1bCZtAlw9itfn.
Two implications I'll highlight:
1. SCOTUS often claims there is no evidence voters harbor racial animus. We're not the first to show they do, but we add to the case.
David BroockmanWorking paper: osf.io/m7326/.
For the academics, this and other findings help us interpret some patterns in our previous work about campaign persuasion as likely reflecting a form of voter Bayesian reasoning, not blind partisan resistance.
Between early April and late May, only 11 percent of ads aired by Democrats and their affiliated SuperPACs promoted Biden.
David BroockmanNew w/ @j_kalla: Voters seem more open to changing their minds about the candidate they know little about (Biden) than the one they’ve heard about for years (Trump).
But Democrats are almost exclusively running anti-Trump ads. They need to go pro-Biden.
Show The Weeds, Ep A faster Covid-19 vaccine - Apr 28, 2020
David BroockmanThis should be a major topic of public discussion.
Regulators can meaningfully speed up COVID vaccine testing & approval. It is the job of politicians & society in a democracy to debate some of the trade-offs involved & whether to tell them to do it