Article: The Decline Effect and the Scientific Method

The New Yorker article

The fol­low-up on Wired

An in­ter­est­ing ar­ti­cle on how statis­ti­cal ran­dom­ness, un­con­scious con­fir­ma­tion bias, pub­li­ca­tion bias, and lack of suffi­cient repli­ca­tion can af­fect re­ported data and there­fore sci­en­tific con­clu­sions. I’m cu­ri­ous as to what LessWron­gians think about it.