Tag: false positives

False Positives in Brain Imaging, Unpublished and Missing Trials, and Conflicts...

In our Science News podcast, Peter Simons reports on false positives in brain imaging, unpublished and missing trials, conflicts of interest and more.

Dementia Screening Tools Often Misdiagnose Patients

A new study has found that the three most commonly-used dementia screening measures often misdiagnose patients.

“fMRI and False Positives: A Basic Flaw?”

For Discover Magazine, Neuroskeptic covers the pioneering work of Anders Eklund, which points to flaws in the analysis of psychiatric and neurological research using...

“What Psychology’s Crisis Means for the Future of Science”

For Vox, Brian Resnik explains how our academic and research institutions are structured to make it more likely that false positives will be published....