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Science Fictions

How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth

Stuart Ritchie

Hypeology will expose the bias, hype, incompetence and fraud that plague the peer-reviewed world where many of the most seductive and striking scientific studies originate, and will take a Freakonomics-style look at the implications of this crisis for us all.A whole industry of books and TED-talks has been built on the findings of psychological stu...
Publish Date
July 21
Goodreads rating
Jan 23, 2021
Here's a really thought provoking review by @Musa_alGharbi of a really interesting book by @StuartJRitchie: Science Fictions. About problems in science that interfere with truth-finding, and how to improve the process. Via @HdxAcademy      source
Apr 28, 2021
Just finished this excellent book by @StuartJRitchie. Assumed it would be fast-paced science journalism on scientific errors but it's also quite a profound book on the history and philosophy of science 👏👏👏      source