Posts Tagged "Power Law"

Should I Believe My Conclusion?

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Network | 0 comments

Should I Believe My Conclusion?

Confirmation bias is the most toxic psychological substance in modern science. It is not difficult to find a publication which has an eye-catching p-value but questionable conclusion. Researchers tend to publish as soon as possible whenever they get an indicator confirming their hypothesis or theory, forgetting there exists something called false positive.

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