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Bad Methods: A show about good science, bad science, fun science, and silly science. Created to bring knowledge, discovery, and fun to ALL of the humans. Your nerdy hosts are Devin & Mona. Art by Karen Llamas Music by MeavyBoy

Bad Methods: A show about good science, bad science, fun science, and silly science. Created to bring knowledge, discovery, and fun to ALL of the humans. Your nerdy hosts are Devin & Mona. Art by Karen Llamas Music by MeavyBoy
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United States

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Bad Methods: A show about good science, bad science, fun science, and silly science. Created to bring knowledge, discovery, and fun to ALL of the humans. Your nerdy hosts are Devin & Mona. Art by Karen Llamas Music by MeavyBoy

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English


Episodes

2 - The Misadventures of Professor Reddit

8/27/2018
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Mona and Devin discuss issues of sampling in psychology research. Devin critiques a horrendous paper using Reddit as a source of truth, and Mona shares tales of research as an undergraduate student. Music Gorilla Biscuits by In De Nadfin Articles Discussed https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/08/upshot/chores-girls-research-social-science.html Apostolou, M. (2018). Why Men Stay Single? Evidence from Reddit. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1-11. You can contact us with feedback at...

Duration:00:48:26

1 - To Vignette or Not to Vignette

8/15/2018
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In our inaugural episode, we examine the use of vignettes in social sciences research. Mona tells a tale of her own bad methods, and Devin examines the BS and non-BS conditions used in vignettes. Music is Compassion by MeavyBoy Papers discussed are: Wang, Y., & Kosinski, M. (2017). Deep neural networks are more accurate than humans at detecting sexual orientation from facial images. Verkuyten, M., & Slooter, L. (2008). Muslim and non‐Muslim adolescents’ reasoning about freedom of speech...

Duration:00:41:57