What journalists get wrong about social science, according to 20 scientists

There’s a constant conflict between social scientists and the reporters who cover them. It’s derived from “a fundamental tension between the media’s desire for novelty and the scientific method,” as Sanjay Srivastava, who researches personality at the University of Oregon, tells me.

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/1/22/10811320/journalists-social-science?mc_cid=84d899c964&mc_eid=34e2887073

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