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Why Most Published Research Findings Are False

  • John P. A. Ioannidis
  • Published: August 30, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124

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Healthy Skepticism

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:15 GMT

Author: Elizabeth Ubaldo
Position: Student
Institution: UCSF Dental
E-mail: be7485@gmail.com
Submitted Date: October 06, 2007
Published Date: October 8, 2007
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

This article really opened my eyes to how hard it is to find "the gold standard" when searching through research findings. I also realized that having a healthy skepticism will help me weed though all of the biases and skewed results.

No competing interests declared.