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Magical treatments and (lack of) peer review

Discussion in 'Research methodology news and research' started by Sly Saint, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    https://twitter.com/user/status/1131669519682793477


    eta:hmm, maybe he draws a magic circle and says stop?
     
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  2. Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I wouldn't want to comment on the quality of the methodology but the ethics look fine to me. I would say it is rock solid.
     
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  3. Wonko

    Wonko Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    If I had the resources, and some boiling bleach, I could probably achieve the same result.

    Especially if combined with high doses of radiation, a very shiny hammer, and a rubber duck.

    I would tend to agree with the OP - this isn't science and as such.....
     
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  4. Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Rubber ducks don't work. Too much Yang - pretty much quackery in fact.
     
  5. Diluted-biscuit

    Diluted-biscuit Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    So we just need to work out the opposite of a duck for the ying and everything will be ok.

    I suggest a rock because it doesn’t float or quack.
     
  6. Andy

    Andy Committee Member

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    Anybody want to point her towards Crawley's LP paper?
     
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