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Publication bias

publication bias

The influence of study results on the chances of publication and the tendency of investigators, reviewers, and editors to submit or accept manuscripts for publication based on the direction or strength of the study findings. Publication bias has an impact on the interpretation of clinical trials and meta-analyses. Bias can be minimised by insistence by editors on high-quality research, thorough literature reviews, acknowledgement of conflicts of interest, modification of peer review practices, etc.


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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... Erasmus is reported to have said just before Darwin released his publication Origin of species. "In fact the a priori reasoning is so ... victim when scientists ignore evidence in favour of some philosophical bias

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Forum: Evolution
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Origin of life

... effective, that would be meaningless and would not even be accepted for publication, unless I could show double blind studies that proved it and I could document that bias was eliminated. If you want to start a new thread on science be my guest. The article ...

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by mith
Mon Jan 16, 2006 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
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Origin of life

... effective, that would be meaningless and would not even be accepted for publication, unless I could show double blind studies that proved it and I could document that bias was eliminated. I would still be interested in discussing any specific article that ...

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by Springer
Mon Jan 16, 2006 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
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