Category Archive: news

Nov 24

Crowd Control


Tonight’s premiere of Crowd Control, National Geographic’s new show about changing human behavior, opens on its host, Dan Pink, aiming a radar gun at oncoming traffic. Pink, the author of best-selling books including Drive and To Sell is Human, explains that speeding is a big problem in the United States, and yet forty million speeding …

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Jul 19

BigThink Update

Although my plan was to cross-post my writing from Big Think here, I haven’t been doing it the past several weeks, so here’s an update on what I’ve been writing about recently, which I invite you to read in full over at BigThink. You can read all my posts at BigThink here.

Jul 20

Simonsohn’s Fraud Detection Technique Revealed

Uri Simonsohn’s “secret” paper describing the analyses he used to detect fraud in the Dirk Smeesters and Larry Sanna cases has now been submitted for publication and is available on SSRN. Simonsohn explains the analyses he used to detect and confirm the fraud and calls on journals to make the publication of raw data their default policy.