Scientific Method

The scientific method is an empirical method of acquiring knowledge that has characterized the development of science since at least the 17th century. It involves careful observation, applying rigorous skepticism about what is observed, given that cognitive assumptions can distort how one interprets the observation. It involves formulating hypotheses, via induction, based on such observations; experimental and measurement-based testing of deductions drawn from the hypotheses; and refinement (or elimination) of the hypotheses based on the experimental findings. These are principles of the scien ...more

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Morris R. Cohen
Frankenslime

So when it comes to the important question of choosing the best method for understanding the brain, I pass along the advice I learned from my professor of pathology György Romhányi: “The best method for investigating any issue is your method.
György Buzsáki, Rhythms of the Brain

Jonah Lehrer
Just because an idea is true doesn't mean it can be proved. And just because an idea can be proved doesn't mean it's true. ...more
Jonah Lehrer

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