Lost in space: design of experiments and scientific exploration in a Hogarth Universe.

Abstract

A Hogarth, or 'wicked', universe is an irregular environment generating data to support erroneous beliefs. Here, we argue that development scientists often work in such a universe. We demonstrate that exploring these multidimensional spaces using small experiments guided by scientific intuition alone, gives rise to an illusion of validity and a misplaced… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.drudis.2015.09.015

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