Saturday, December 26, 2015

Scientific Journalism Follow-Up

As a follow-up to my last post, this story popped up on one of the Facebook pages I follow (Reviewer 2 Must Be Stopped): Four times when journalists read a scientific paper and reported the complete opposite.

Of course, I should point out that even this headlining is misleading (oh, the irony!) - though two of the examples are the opposite of what was found, the other two involved applying the findings to different situations and confusing perception with actual behavior. But I digress...

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