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Data Quality and the Replication Crisis

A twitter thread on data quality, scientific replication, and research integrity: I doubt that most people–maybe even most researchers–appreciate just how much “noise” there is in almost all forms of social science data. It’s something you experience by collecting data in the field, yet too …

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Stupid Mistakes and Feel-Good Reporting

A twitter thread on reporting and redemption: Lately I’ve come across a lot of feel-good reporting of how someone “turned around their lives after a stupid mistake.” A few observations: 1/ — Alex Trouteaud ☕ (@truetoe) February 9, 2019 It’s striking how many times that …