Potential sources of bias in the reporting and interpretation of gambling research findings

Paul Delfabbro, Daniel King, Alex Blaszczynski

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Abstract

Over the last decade, increasing attention has been directed to specific problems confronting the social sciences. These concerns have included not only well-documented difficulties in replicating major research findings (Open Science Collaboration, 2015), but also problems regarding the nature of the scientific process itself (Chambers, 2017). A number of these concerns have been articulated by Chambers (2017) in his book The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology. This book was written not only to
highlight the potential causes of the ‘‘replication crisis,’’ but also to call attention to important sources of bias and unreliability in social science research. Chambers provided a detailed account of the numerous ways in which the validity and reliability of research can be compromised...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-192
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Gambling Issues
Volume45
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2020

Keywords

  • gambling
  • reporting
  • bias
  • problem gambling
  • public health

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