From Jaybird, a guide to avoiding cognitive bias.
“A popular view in philosophy of science contends that scientific reasoning is objective to the extent that the appraisal of scientific hypotheses is not influenced by moral, political, economic, or social values, but only by the available evidence. A large body of results in the psychology of motivated-reasoning has put pressure on the empirical adequacy of this view.”
Philip Cohen writes of pornography and our broken peer review system.
Well, I guess humans would need bumpers, more or less.
Ahmed Alkateeb argues that we’re lending too much credibility to scientific results that haven’t been repeated.
In 2014, Mark Carrington discussed the insurgence of data science and the methodological genocide in represents.
A neuroscientist writes of all we don’t know about the brain.