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False positives: fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research | The Guardian

Dirk Smeesters had spent several years of his career as a social psychologist at Erasmus University in Rotterdam studying how consumers behaved in different situations. Did colour have an effect on what they bought? How did death-related stories in the media affect how people picked products? And was it better to use supermodels in cosmetics adverts than average-looking women? The questions are certainly intriguing, but unfortunately for anyone wanting truthful answers, some of Smeesters' work...
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