bias How bias has made vast numbers of studies in social psychology unreliable

Can we ever study ourselves without our expectations affecting our conclusions? A damning report suggests that bias on the part of researchers has made vast numbers of studies in social psychology unreliable. Social psychology is the study of how human behaviour is affected by other people, and it seems to be particularly vulnerable to unreliable findings and conflicting explanations….

Read the rest of this article at New Scientist – the home of Brain Scanner, my weekly column.  Image: Scott

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