The know-nothing movement that Trump now leads obviously creates direct challenges that the forces of truth must rise to meet, but we're not responsible for the war on truth.
Tag: social science
Sociologist, scientist? Toward transparency, accountability, and a sharing culture
Whether or not sociology is science, we should have transparency, accountability, and a sharing culture in our work. This makes our work better, and also maybe increases our legitimacy in public.
ASA’s letter against the public interest and our values
ASA speaks out against open access again.
Science finds tiny things nowadays (Malia edition)
What does a really really small effect that is real and interesting actually mean?
What’s with the historical trend juxtapositions?
Use trend comparisons to illustrate known associations, or take potshots at overreaching theories.
Regnerus delivers deceptive dialogue to delighted devotees
Not that he would ever dream of making causal claims.
Teachers might help students finish high school
Can we say devoting more people to teaching produced a more educated population in the last 50 years?
Fundamentally opposed to science?
The bad news for science is that the increasingly anti-science groups are increasing in the population: conservative fundamentalists and non-fundamentalists.
Responses on fatherhood: hormones, science and god
Did you know that by simply showing people pictures of other people behaving in certain ways, their bodies are are more likely to undergo spontaneous physical transformations?
What is the logic of marriage denial?
It was right to tax Edith Windsor $600,000 more because her spouse was female. For the children.