About this Episode
Dan and James chat with Cailin O'Connor (University of California, Irvine) about the how false beliefs spread in science and remedies for this issue
Here's what they cover:
- Why should psychologist scientists learn about the philosophy of science?
- Cailin's new preprint on error propogation that she co-authrored
- Boyd and Richerson's "Culture and the Evolutionary Process" book
- Episode 91 with Kristin Sainani that discussed magnitude based inference
- Christie Aschwanden on Magnitude Based Inference
- The Misinformation age, co-authored by Cailin
- Cailin's paper on the retraction of scientific papers
- With Scite, you can be alterted whether a given paper has been retracted
- Where should you start if you're interested in the philosophy of science?
- Science as social knowledge, by Helen Longino
- Cailin's on Twitter and you should also check out her website
- [Dan on twitter](www.twitter.com/dsquintana)
- [James on twitter](www.twitter.com/jamesheathers)
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Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
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