Rapid mood swing: PNAS issues Expression of Concern for controversial Facebook study

For anyone tangling with ethics boards, a cautionary tale which highlights the importance of informed consent.

Retraction Watch

pnas 1113The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is subjecting a much-criticized study involving Facebook that it published just two weeks ago to an Expression of Concern.

From the abstract of the original study:

View original post 845 more words

Advertisements

Am I talking out of my ass?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s