Thursday, March 01, 2007

Most Research Findings Are False

The 2005 John P. A. Ioannidis paper Why Most Published Research Findings Are False became an instant cult classic, and now has a couple of follow-ups by others: But a Little Replication Goes a Long Way and When Should Potentially False Research Findings Be Considered Acceptable?

These articles are particularly important for understanding medical studies that seem to have practical significance.

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