A Rough Guide To Spotting Bad Science

A Rough Guide To Spotting Bad Science

Good advice

  1. Sensationalised Headlines
  2. Misinterpreted Results
  3. Conflict of Interests
  4. Correlation & Causation
  5. Speculative Language
  6. Sample Size Too Small
  7. Unrepresentative Sample
  8. No Control Group Used
  9. No Blind Testing Used
  10. Cherry-Picked Results
  11. Unreplicable Results
  12. Journals & Citations

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