Is the Promise of Open Educational Resources Fulfilled? We need to get Sherlockian

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In an age of misleading social media and “fake news”, I took solace in the fact that science has a peer review process that separates the wheat from the chaff. It was reassuring to think that authors had sifted and winnowed through reams of research to present key findings. I realize I was letting myself […]

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Can You Handle The Truth About Research?

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Can you handle the truth?  Some of you may remember Jack Nicholson’s rant on the witness stand in A Few Good Men.  I am often reminded of that phrase when I discuss research findings. Sadly, it is not because the findings are disturbing, though many are, but because as every good psychological scientist knows, research […]

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