07.04.2016 - 01:03 [ Mother Jones ]

Publication Bias Is Boring. You Should Care About It Anyway.

When they tried to submit their null findings, they „were rejected time and time again,“ the paper reports.

So there you go. Not just a boring „no result“ study from an unknown researcher. Nor a trivial correction to previous work. This is a well-known researcher evaluating his entire output on a subject and concluding that he’s been wrong for years. And yet he couldn’t get it published.