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Overhead squat 5-3-3-1-1-1 reps
Stretch for 10 minutes.
Practice slow descent from handstand for 10 minutes.

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A metaresearch group at Tilburg University in the Netherlands investigates scientists’ research methods and operations, scrutinizing questionable practices such as selective reporting of statistical tests and data massaging. The group instead advocates for practices such as preregistering studies and making experimental data immediately available for open external review and verification. Its members are optimistic that “the perverse incentives of careerist academia, to hoard data and sacrifice rigor for headline-generating findings, will ultimately be fixed.”

Read the articleThis research group seeks to expose weaknesses in science—and they’ll step on some toes if they have to

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