Surrogate Science: The Idol of a Universal Method for Scientific Inference

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The application of statistics to science is not a neutral act. Statistical tools have shaped and were also shaped by its objects. In the social sciences, statistical methods fundamentally changed research practice, making statistical inference its centerpiece. At the same time, textbook writers in the social sciences have transformed rivaling statistical… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gigerenzer2015SurrogateST, title={Surrogate Science: The Idol of a Universal Method for Scientific Inference}, author={Gerd Gigerenzer and Julian N. Marewski and François Messer and Claire Lauren Tepper and —Gerry T. M. Altmann}, year={2015} }