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Year in Review: 2014

This year has flown by. I can’t believe it will be 2015 before the week is over. Overall, 2014 was a good year. I published 2 papers, have 2 in press, and 2 more in review. The two published papers have already received 3 citations each with only 1 of the 6 being a self…

No Statistical Panacea, Hierarchical or Otherwise

Everyone in academia knows how painful the peer-review publication process can be. It’s a lot like Democracy, in that it’s the worst system ever invented, except for all the others. The peer-review process does a fair job at promoting good science overall, but it’s far from perfect. Sure anyone can point out a hundred flaws…