Tag: spurious extrapolation

Last Christmas, BMJ published a funny article exploring the mentions of positive and negative words in research abstracts over the past 40 years. I’ve recreated their research for two of the phrases below — “novel” and “unique.” Your eyes aren’t …

Spurious Extrapolations: Novel and unique research abstracts Read More »

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For this post, I’m going to test run a new post series called Spurious Extrapolations, where I extrapolate time series far beyond reason and envision what would happen if the trend continued. Let me know what you think of the …

Spurious Extrapolations: What if U.S. college tuition costs keep rising? Read More »

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