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Flexibilization of science, cognitive biases, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oliveira J, e Silva L, Vidor MV, et al. Flexibilization of science, cognitive biases, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020;95(9):1842-1844. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.06.037

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September 23, 2020
Oliveira J. e Silva L, Vidor MV, Zarpellon de Araújo V, et al. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020;95(9):1842-1844.

This article discusses the threat that the “flexibilization” of science has played during the COVID-19 pandemic, defined as the loosening of methodological standards leading to low-quality studies, and resulting in unreliable data and anecdotal evidence.

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Oliveira J, e Silva L, Vidor MV, et al. Flexibilization of science, cognitive biases, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020;95(9):1842-1844. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.06.037