Sloppy Food Science

He was the king of food psychology, even influencing how American schools offer lunches to their students. So why has Dr. Brian Wansink fallen from grace? And what lessons can we learn about how scientific research should be conducted? And exactly who are “the data detectives”?

Tim Van Der Zee’s constantly updated webpage on the Brian Wansink saga:…

Jonathan Liked Something: BuzzFeed News’ coverage of Brian Wansink:…

The Nature article about how scientists fool themselves:…

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