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Re: "cargo cult" science

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 4:41 PM, David Peters <davidpeters@att.net> wrote:
> I'm sure we've all be guilty of this to one degree or another. Something good 
> to remember, though.
> It helps to send your unpublished manuscripts to your worst enemies -- if 
> they are kind or mean enough to furnish comments. Just
> sift through the snide, thoughtless and rude criticisms to find at l
> r point of view and, perhaps, a new direction or two to take your studies.

Well, taking into account Martinson, Anderson & De Vrires 2005, it
will be a bit difficult to implement in large scale.

Scientists behaving badly. Nature 435: 737-8.


Roberto Takata