Climate Flap Echoes Political Divide
February 8, 2017
Reactions to a whistleblower's statements raise the possibility that the climate-science consensus is largely political, not empirical.
Scientific Brainwashing Is Back
April 8, 2016
Politically correct persuasion is at your doorstep, masquerading as a scientific survey.
For Shame, Psychologists
June 30, 2015
A psychologist points out the flaws in his field, including useless tropes that have utterly failed for decades.
People Can Be Devious Lab Rats (and Researchers)
January 22, 2014
Human lab rats can fool human researchers, who in turn can fool the human public. Honesty must be the only policy in science.
Psych-Man Fraud Exposed
November 5, 2011
A popular social psychologist in the Netherlands has been exposed of committing “fraud on an astonishing scale,” forging data in dozens of scientific papers for nearly a decade. The exposè doesn’t just destroy his reputation. The fraud will cause “huge damage,” said Susan Fiske, a social psychologist at Princeton University,” because “His work is very central—or was.”