Less is more part II

2. Paper writing
The scientific process involves scientists who test hypotheses. This leads to developing theories. Eventually, with enough testing, theories can be proven as fact. But this process needs inputs from us: things like our experimental design (including how we collected and analyzed data) so that others can repeat the same study and try to reproduce the results.

After reading through the latest reviews of one of my papers, it seems these types of details can cause more trouble than good. Outlining the limitations of a study’s experimental design or analyses is like asking reviewers to take their best shot at us.

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