How Studies Become Famous Before They Are Verified

Review a few resources on how studies can become famous before they are verified.

Reflect on how this can happen and why it might be a problem:

  • First, read Why We Should Care? by Amy Blackstone at the FlatWorld resource.
  • Then, take note of the main points from The Media is Ruining Science by Robert Gebelhoff.
  • Afterward, watch the video Adam Ruins Everything: Why Flawed Studies Get Famous.
  • Identify how studies become famous before they are verified.
  • Address why this is a problem.
  • Use reasoning and examples from the readings and video.