Spotting Bad Science

By Ken Perrott 04/01/2015


Compound Interest has produced another great infographic in their series. This one helps us to spot bad science.

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It is worth thinking about each of the suggested 12 criteria.

I particularly liked that it advises one to carefully evaluate scientific papers even when they are published in a reputable journal. A good journal and peer review is not a guarantee that the paper is faultless or that its findings can be accepted without proper consideration.