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Why Most Published Research Findings Are False

Loannidis, John P. A.
http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124

Publisher:  Plos Medicine
Date Written:  30/08/2005
Year Published:  2005  
Resource Type:  Article

There is increasing concern that most current published research findings are false. For many current scientific fields, claimed research findings may often be simply accurate measures of the prevailing bias. In this essay, the implications of these problems for the conduct and interpretation of research is discussed.





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