Careless people are skewing the results of scientific studies. Can they be stopped?

Nathan Bowling, professor of psychology at Wright State, discussed his research on how careless people can skew the results of scientific studies with Quartz.

If 10 percent of respondents in a survey don’t follow basic instructions, it can throw the whole study off, Bowling said. “Most people are not careless. It’s not the typical behavior. But it does happen enough that it can affect our research results,” Bowling said.

 Read the article from Quartz.

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