tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6193043695356712843.post8951266418296975568..comments2023-04-10T23:42:17.060+10:00Comments on Doctor Skeptic: The Uncertainty Principle: from Heisenberg to HawthorneDr Skeptichttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09376469049519802493noreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6193043695356712843.post-91742065568151809052012-11-02T19:43:48.149+11:002012-11-02T19:43:48.149+11:00Thanks,
Regression to the mean does not explain di...Thanks,<br />Regression to the mean does not explain differences due to observation alone, without sampling bias. The explanation in many cases is psychological. On the surface, these effects are interpreted as being a result of the intervention, which is why it is so important to consider these factors when determining the effect of medical interventions.Dr Skeptichttps://www.blogger.com/profile/09376469049519802493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6193043695356712843.post-29555298897407829042012-11-02T16:34:59.669+11:002012-11-02T16:34:59.669+11:00Placebo effect, Hawthorne effect, have become well...Placebo effect, Hawthorne effect, have become well known concepts. But mostly still misunderstood. Regression to the mean explains many outcomes that are classified as the above 2 effects, and to my untrained eye, it seems that would apply to explain the ephemeral nature of the intervention experiments that you cite.Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10196943939147162147noreply@blogger.com