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Social Interaction in Infancy

Tobias Schuwerk and Hannes Rakoczy

in The Cognitive Basis of Social Interaction Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198843290
eISBN:
9780191879135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843290.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The present chapter reviews the early development of various forms of social cognition guiding social interaction in infancy. There is wide agreement that very early in the first year of life infants ... More


Open Science Reform and Social Science Progress

Matt Grossmann

in How Social Science Got Better: Overcoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197518977
eISBN:
9780197519004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518977.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social science reform focused on research documenting problems of replication and proposed open science practices. The associated debates have drawn attention to the many biases involved in research ... More


Statistical work: the changing occupational landscape

Kevin McConway

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

It never was the case that only statisticians work with statistics, but the occupational landscape is becoming more and more diverse. This chapter looks at the work of statisticians and data ... More


Torturing Data

Gary Smith and Jay Cordes

in The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844396
eISBN:
9780191879937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844396.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Researchers seeking fame and funding may be tempted to go on fishing expeditions (p-hacking) or to torture the data to find novel, provocative results that will be picked up by the popular media. ... More


Demarcating Seismic Uncertainties: A Front in the “War on Science”

José G. Perillán

in Science Between Myth and History: The Quest for Common Ground and Its Importance for Scientific Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198864967
eISBN:
9780191897399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864967.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

In the early morning hours of April 6, 2009, a devastating earthquake struck the city of L’Aquila, Italy, killing hundreds of people. Many of L’Aquila’s residents were not prepared for the earthquake ... More


Fooling Yourself

Gary Smith and Jay Cordes

in The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844396
eISBN:
9780191879937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844396.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Clowns fool themselves. Scientists don’t. Often, the easiest way to differentiate a data clown from a data scientist is to track the successes and failures of their predictions. Clowns avoid ... More


If You Torture the Data Long Enough

Gary Smith

in The AI Delusion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198824305
eISBN:
9780191917295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824305.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

I recently received an e-mail that offered me a way to automate my research: Dear Professor Smith, We would like to introduce you to [our] brand new research tool . . . , ready to automate your ... More


Impact Stories

Alex Csiszar

in The Scientific Journal: Authorship and the Politics of Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226553238
eISBN:
9780226553375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553375.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The litany of crises that science is now said to be facing —of replicability, of peer review, of misconduct—are often articulated in part as breakdowns in the apparatus of scientific publishing. But ... More


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