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What if you assume your hypothesis is wrong when you design an experiment?

Designing experiments is deceptively simple. After all, you know what’s going on, right? So you just design an experiment that manipulates or otherwise examines the variable of interest, with an appropriate control, then show the pattern you expected, write it … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the literature

Perhaps there was a time when you might have known everyone working on questions related to yours. A handful of meetings might have let you know all there was to be known in your field. If you missed a meeting, … Continue reading

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