A clear explanation of the advantages of the scientific method. I only wish more of us applied self-correction to our lifes.
My previous post discussed the myths surrounding the “replication crisis” in psychology/neuroscience research. As usual, it became way too long and I didn’t even cover several additional points I wanted to mention. I will leave most of these for a later post in which I will speculate about why failed replications, papers about incorrect/questionable procedures, and other actions by the Holy Warriors for Research Truth cause such a lot of bad blood. I will try to be quick in that one or split it up into parts. Before I can get around to this though, let me briefly (and I am really trying this time!) have a short intermission with practical examples of the largely theoretical and philosophical arguments I made in previous posts.
Science is self-correcting
I’ve said it before but it deserves saying again. Science self-corrects, no matter how much the Crusaders want to whine and claim that…
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