On Scientific Studies, P-Hacking, and Media Irresponsibility

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John Oliver takes a comedic stab at how science is portrayed in mainstream media. In the interest of presenting a simple soundbite, things like sample size, caveats, and other potential sources of bias are left out. Problems with p-hacking, lack of replication, and publish or perish are also discussed.

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