A selected history of expectation bias in physics

  title={A selected history of expectation bias in physics},
  author={Monwhea Jeng},
  journal={American Journal of Physics},
  • M. Jeng
  • Published 27 August 2005
  • Physics
  • American Journal of Physics
The beliefs of physicists can bias their results toward their expectations in a number of ways. We survey a variety of historical cases of expectation bias in observations, experiments, and calculations. 

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