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Cracked science Sloppy Food science - Science corrects itself o But this can be messy - Dr Brian Wansink (food psychologist): o Findings on our relationship to food Kids more likely to pick an apple that has an elmo sticker on it People who pay less for their meal feel more guilty than those who paid full even if they ate the same amount o Smarter lunchrooms movement – program implemented in 30,000 schools o Has a blog – stopped in 2017 why? The Grad Student who never said no A Turkish woman came to his lab and was given a study that had failed and came up negative He told her “this cost a lot of time to collect but there should be some sort of thing out of it” They juiced out the data until they got positive results o Framed this in a way that shows that hard work is what gets you places…. o The thing is that if you reproduce the data enough time, you’re going to get a positive result by chance… Backlash o 45 of his scientific papers are alleged to have problems!
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