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Why Most Published Research Findings Are False

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Published on Jun 24, 2011

Dedicated to Tandykane, for being the umpteenth science denialist to throw this article at me: may you learn something from it.

John Ioaniddis' article "Why Most Published Research Findings Are False"
http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/i...

More about John.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_P._...

Alex Tabarrok on Marginal Revolution, a great article summarizing the math:
http://marginalrevolution.com/margina...

Orac's blog, Respectful Insolence, covers the misuse of this research in popular media and the Internet.
http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/200...

Here's Newsweek completely misinterpreting the finding to satisfy an anti-science narrative:
http://www.newsweek.com/2011/01/23/wh...

Dr. Steven Novella on his blog Neurologica:
http://theness.com/neurologicablog/in...

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