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Research methodology: intriguing series of blog articles

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by JaimeS, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. JaimeS

    JaimeS Senior Member

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    I searched for this article but couldn't find it on PR and it's quite relevant... I'm going to make a quick series of posts, so you may wish to wait before replying here.

    What has happened down here is that the winds have changed
    by Andrew Gelman

    Uses Fiske's declaration of "illness terrorism" as a springboard to discuss research methodology issues in psychology...

    Includes the following gems (please note -- all the boldface are mine):

     
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    JaimeS Senior Member

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    That sounds... awfully familiar. :rolleyes:

    Then the author goes on to eviscerate some of Fiske's research and state unequivocally that he doesn't trust her opinion on research quality.

    And now, the coup de grâce:



    If I could, I would hug this person through the internet. :hug:

    I'll let you guys take a look at the rest of this one; it is just plain brilliant, from start to finish. It's long, though, which is why I extracted some of the most delicious nuggets for you. <3

    -J

    (End transmission -- feel free to comment!)
     
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    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    Oh, yeah. Biopsychosocial research in a perfectly formed nutshell!
     
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