- !The “Carl Sagan effect”
Javier Benítez writes: I am not in academia, but I have learned a lot about science from what’s available to the public. But I also didn’t know that public outreach is looked down upon by academia. See the Carl Sagan Effect. Susana Martinez-Cond…
- 20 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 1:13pm -
- Mister P wins again
Chad Kiewiet De Jonge, Gary Langer, and Sofi Sinozich write: This paper presents state-level estimates of the 2016 presidential election using data from the ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll and multilevel regression with poststratification (MRP…
- 1 day ago 16 Jul 18, 2:00am -
- The course of science
Shravan Vasishth sends this along: Yup. Not always, though. Even though the above behavior is rewarded.The post The course of science appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
- 2 days ago 15 Jul 18, 1:34pm -
- What happens to your career when you have to retract a paper?
In response to our recent post on retractions, Josh Krieger sends along two papers he worked on with Pierre Azoulay, Jeff Furman, Fiona Murray, and Alessandro Bonatti. Krieger writes, “Both papers are about the spillover effects of retractions on o…
- 3 days ago 14 Jul 18, 1:34pm -
- “Bayesian Meta-Analysis with Weakly Informative Prior Distributions”
Donny Williams sends along this paper, with Philippe Rast and Paul-Christian Bürkner, and writes: This paper is similar to the Chung et al. avoiding boundary estimates papers (here and here), but we use fully Bayesian methods, and specifically the h…
- 4 days ago 13 Jul 18, 1:17pm -