Monday, July 21, 2014

Research Monday 2: When Studies Are Retracted Or Fail Replication

These are important  concerns for those who popularize new studies.  They really should check when studies they have touted end up in the waste paper basket, and they should tell their readers that this was the case.  Otherwise people will remain misinformed.

I have covered several examples recently.  Here is one on men's wallets and women's orgasms, and here is a general discussion of the many ways women's ovulation makes them act weirdly.  A specific example of one ovulation study is here.