Ben Goldacre Quotes

Top 26 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ben Goldacre

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Ben Goldacre quotes: Real science is all about critically appraising the evidence for somebody else's position. Real science is all about critically appraising the evidence for somebody else's position.
Ben Goldacre quotes: You cannot reason people out of positions they didn't reason themselves into You cannot reason people out of positions they didn't reason themselves into
Ben Goldacre quotes: Torture the data, and it will confess to anything, as Torture the data, and it will confess to anything, as
Ben Goldacre quotes: You cannot reason people out of a position that they did not reason themselves into. You cannot reason people out of a position that they did not reason themselves into.
Ben Goldacre quotes: Doctors and patients need as much data as possible to make an informed decision about what treatment is best. Doctors and patients need as much data as possible to make an informed decision about what treatment is best.
Ben Goldacre quotes: I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that. I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that.
Ben Goldacre quotes: natural frequencies are the only sensible way to communicate risk. natural frequencies are the only sensible way to communicate risk.
Ben Goldacre quotes: In general, drug companies are reasonably good at developing new treatments, and there's also a lot of good in the industry. In general, drug companies are reasonably good at developing new treatments, and there's also a lot of good in the industry.
Ben Goldacre quotes: There is essentially no difference between the vitamin industry and the pharmaceutical and biotech industries (that There is essentially no difference between the vitamin industry and the pharmaceutical and biotech industries (that
Ben Goldacre quotes: The plural of anecdotes is not data The plural of anecdotes is not data
Ben Goldacre quotes: I agree, the world would be a better place if doctors were less enthusiastic about adopting very new drugs. I agree, the world would be a better place if doctors were less enthusiastic about adopting very new drugs.
Ben Goldacre quotes: As it is a major component of blood, water is vital for transporting oxygen to the brain. Heaven forbid that your blood should dry out. As it is a major component of blood, water is vital for transporting oxygen to the brain. Heaven forbid that your blood should dry out.
Ben Goldacre quotes: Positive findings are around twice as likely to be published as negative findings. This is a cancer at the core of evidence-based medicine. Positive findings are around twice as likely to be published as negative findings. This is a cancer at the core of evidence-based medicine.
Ben Goldacre quotes: Transparency and detail are everything in science. Transparency and detail are everything in science.
Ben Goldacre quotes: I spend a lot of time talking to people who disagree with me - I would go so far as to say that it's my favourite leisure activity, I spend a lot of time talking to people who disagree with me - I would go so far as to say that it's my favourite leisure activity,
Ben Goldacre quotes: You are a placebo responder. Your body plays tricks on your mind. You cannot be trusted. You are a placebo responder. Your body plays tricks on your mind. You cannot be trusted.