TB10 P&C Lecture 4; Extraclassical perception

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1. What is the file drawer problem?

  • A post hoc definition of success. Not defining predictions before the experiment
  • Bad data are not included in the study and people being reluctant to publish negative results/replications
  • If you do lots of tests on a single dataset/multiple studies some will be signif only by chance. e.g probability of getting a posi result x 13 experiments...likely that one will be significant
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2. Who founded the Society for Psychical research?

  • Henry Sedgewick
  • Parapsychology Lab at Duke
  • Rhine
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

3. Who founded the Parapsychology Lab at Duke?

  • Rhine
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Henry Sedgewick
  • Bem

4. What is the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy?

  • If you do lots of tests on a single dataset/multiple studies some will be signif only by chance. e.g probability of getting a posi result x 13 experiments...likely that one will be significant
  • A post hoc definition of success. Not defining predictions before the experiment
  • Bad data are not included in the study and people being reluctant to publish negative results/replications

5. What is the issue with multiple comparisons?

  • Bad data are not included in the study and people being reluctant to publish negative results/replications
  • If you do lots of tests on a single dataset/multiple studies some will be signif only by chance. e.g probability of getting a posi result x 13 experiments...likely that one will be significant
  • A post hoc definition of success. Not defining predictions before the experiment

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