New paper points out flaw in Rubber Hand Illusion raising tough questions for psychology

University of Sussex A world-famous psychological experiment used to help explain the brain’s understanding of the body, as well as scores of clinical disorders, has been dismissed as not fit-for-purpose…

‘Spin’ found in over half of clinical trial abstracts published in top psychiatry journals

Findings raise concerns about potential impact on doctors’ treatment decisions BMJ ‘Spin’–exaggerating the clinical significance of a particular treatment without the statistics to back it up–is apparent in more than…

How a scientist becomes a con man

Fraud and deceit are a slippery slope Story submitted by Bruce Webster An article in the New York Times chronicles the descent of a sociologist into wholesale fraud. It is…