Here’s A Fairly Subtle Way Researchers Exaggerate The Evidence For Their Ideas
It’s cherry-picking but, like, multidimensional? Might need a better name for it.
Here’s something I’ve noticed about how some researchers exaggerate the evidence for their work. I’m not going to name names in this post, but off the top of my head I can think of three specific popular ideas to which my critique at least arguably applies — two from behavioral science and one from medicine.
You’re probably familiar with the general phe…