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2. Who founded the Parapsychology Lab at Duke?

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

3. What is the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy?

  • 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

4. What is ESP?

  • Ethicalpractice perception
  • Extraterrestrial percpetion
  • Extrasensory perception
  • Extrasomatic perception

5. Which of these is NOT a general flaw in PSI experiments?

  • Stopping criteria
  • Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy
  • File Drawer Problem
  • Multiple comparison
  • Fraud
  • Planned contrast statistical tests
  • Post-hoc statistical tests


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