This Twitter post by figshare is funny. It shows a graphic placing social sciences last among sciences ranked by how much they publicize their data:


Making data accessible is important to the replicability of research studies. This is a key mechanism in the procession of science, that it be reviewed and sorted by subsequent generations, so that all results do not accumulate on equal footing. Science is a selective process of review and consensus.

I increasingly suspect so-called “social sciences” are a branch of the humanities, and the successful science done on human behavior (e.g. human behavioral ecology, experimental psychology, evolutionary developmental psychology) originates within zoology.


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