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  1. “In our analysis, we found it happens because many scientists take specific, local studies and overgeneralize those findings to the world at large.

    Even when specific studies are good overall, projecting the combined “results” onto the world at large can cause unscientific overgeneralizations”

    From Michael: I have been saying this all along. I wonder whether the authors of this article got the idea from me! Just joking. What I have said all along is that scientist can’t extrapolate the results of small scale studies to nationwide conclusions. This article is published here under an expressly granted creative commons license. I have complied entirely with the terms and conditions of the license to the best of my knowledge.

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