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God Delusion, or Atheist Delusion?

...the “replication crisis” that still plagues it (6 Oct 2019), and the history of fraud and misconduct? The authors refer favorably to the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) “Diagnostic and Statistical...

Big Science Dodging Its Own Racism

...in the universe of biases, he proceeds to justify psychology, one of the worst branches of science of all, guilty of the “reproducibility crisis” in science and shamed often even...

Fallen, Fallen Is Big Science the Great

...are many similar cases in addition to the bad examples he discusses. Science is suffering from a replication crisis. Too many landmark studies can’t be repeated in independent labs, a...

Can Unbelievers Really Be Happy?

...unbelievers find solace in life in times of crisis. In her piece at The Conversation, she presents what she found. Her opening sentences, though, suggest a bias toward asserting that...

Brain Science Needs a Rethink

Have the sciences of the mind, from psychology to neuroscience, really grasped what’s going on inside our skulls? Neuroscience needs some new ideas (Nature, book review). Matthew Cobb has a...

You Can Trust Science! (to Reverse Itself)

...science.” He knows that psychology and social science have lost credibility due to the “reproducibility crisis,” but he whimpers that climate scientists don’t deserve to have their reputations tarnished by...

Solving a Global Cultural Crisis Without Moral Authority

...academies and the World Health Organization on whom they rely to “do something” about this crisis. On what basis are they going to tell other scientists what they must do?...

Psychologist, Fix Your Own Problems

...study will ever be replicated (New Scientist). Acknowledging that a replication crisis still plagues psychological research publications, New Scientist proposes a simple solution: Common Sense! The “wisdom of the crowds”...

Evolutionary Models Are Unreliable

Evolutionists find that models and assumptions in which they placed their trust are unreliable and unscientific. Several articles and papers this week show that models of evolutionary theory are worthless...

Whose News Is Fake News?

...with scandals and misconduct, often not caught. At the same time, most published papers are irreproducible (the “replication crisis”). Cosmologists claim that nothing banged and became everything. Folks understandably think...

How Science Could Destroy Itself

...may argue that fake science could never succeed for long, because science is self-checking and reproducible. But as many journals have worried, there is a “reproducibility crisis” going on, and...

Science Under the Microscope Looks Infected

...finds scientific reproducibility does not equate to scientific truth (Phys.org). What a shock! A key rationale for the superiority of scientific knowledge has been reproducibility. As we have reported for...

Science Is Nothing Without Integrity, cont.

This entry continues yesterday’s news about scientific integrity. Replication Crisis Replication failures in psychology not due to differences in study populations (Nature). Psychologists cannot just blame their replication failures on...

Big Science Failing Integrity Test

...about reproducibility than academia is, Nature says this week. Notice how academic scientists engage in “questionable practices.” Despite the advent of important new therapeutics, the number of innovative treatments reaching...

Science Fails Its Ideals

...High-profile journals put to reproducibility test (Nature). Did you know two out of five published research results are not reproducible? The “reproducibility crisis” that embarrassed Big Science in recent years...
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