PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University faculty Cornell Clayton and Travis Ridout will talk about “The Worst Election Ever? Putting ugly and negative campaigns in context” at noon Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Bryan Hall 308, as part of the Foley Institute coffee and politics series. Pizza and pop will be served.
Researchers typically do not try to publish negative findings, but the new social-sciences journal, the Journal of Spurious Correlations, welcomes such data with open arms. The journal’s editors define negative findings as “those that do not fit with the researcher’s own theoretical presuppositions or with accepted tenets of methodological appropriateness.” Researchers do not seek to […]