The Same Old New Look: Publication Bias in a Study of Wishful Seeing
A recent study reported evidence of “wishful seeing,” where observers reported seeing a desired object as being closer than other objects. A statistical analysis of the experimental findings reveals evidence of publication bias in the study, so the existence of wishful seeing remains unproven.
- Received March 16, 2012.
- Revision received March 21, 2012.
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