Research Lab

The main site for the Marker Research Lab can be found at: http://www.markerlab.org/

Predictable Irrational

Here is an excerpt from John Tierney discussing experiments described in Dan Ariely’s new book, Predictably Irrational. In a series of experiments, hundreds of students could not bear to let their options vanish . . . .They played a computer game that paid real...

File Drawer Problem in Drug Studies

The file drawer problem (described here) is a publication bias in which results that are significant are published more that results that are not statistically significant. Thus, non-significant findings end up in the file drawer. A research team led by Erick Turner...