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On September 18, 2007, a few dozen neuroscientists, psychiatrists, and drug-company executives gathered in a hotel conference room in Brussels to hear some startling news.
My wife has first dibs on our New Yorker each week, so I only just got around to reading Jonah Lehrer’s piece on the scientific method in last week’s issue, which has been getting so much attention from my fellow science writers. John Horgan calls it a "bombshell" and Charlie Petit a "must-read." Lehrer describes how many, or even most, published scientific papers prove to be wrong.
First published Thu Aug 9, 2007
First published Mon Aug 14, 2006; substantive revision Sun Nov 21, 2010