Interpretations - clean
afwagner at STUDENTS.WISC.EDU
Wed Mar 23 14:03:11 EST 1994
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>A KEY TO SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LITERATURE
> a: = What the writer said
> b: = What the writer really meant
>a. It has long been known that ...
>b. I haven't bothered to look up the original reference, but ...
>a. Of great theoretical and practical importance ...
>b. Interesting to me.
>a. While it has not been posible to provide definite answers to
> these questions ...
>b. The experiment didn't work out, but I figured I could at least
> get a publication out of it.
>a. The operant conditioning technique was chosen to study the problem ...
>b. The fellow in the next lab already had the equipment set up.
>a. Three of the Ss were chosen for detailed study ...
>b. Results on the others didn't make sense.
>a. Typical results are shown.
>b. The best results are shown.
>a. Agreement with the predicted curve is:
> a. excellent b. fair
> a. good b. poor
> a. satisfactory b. doubtful
> a. fair b. imaginary
>a. It is suggested that...It is believed that... It may be that...
>b. I think
>a. It is generally believed that ...
>b. A couple of other guys think so too.
>a. It is clear that much additional work will be required before a
> complete understanding ....
>b. I don't understand it.
>a. Unfortunately, a quantitative theory to account for these
> results has not been formulated.
>b. I can't think of one and neither can anyone else.
>a. Correct within an order of magnitude ...
>a. Thanks are due to Joe Clotz for assistance with the experiments
> and to John Doe for valuable discussion.
>b. Clotz did the work and Doe explained what it meant.
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