I’ve touched briefly on the psychology of research development in the past, but one question remains of interest to me: do we only publish and cite research that we want to believe is true, whether we know it or not?
When we view research, we typically see those that are deemed “successful” research. What that means is that the test worked — that they succeeded in rejecting the null hypothesis, aka that there was no effect at all. However, when we’re only looking at what worked — we’re not looking at what didn’t work. AndContinue reading “Null”
I’ve recently been tinkering around with my research method. In the past, I’ve always dreaded doing research and always avoided it in any way I could. Seeing that research has become more and more an essential feature of my everyday work routine, I figured something had to be done to stop the research scourge. Fortunately,Continue reading “The Lazy Man’s Guide to More Efficient Research”