By Peter McGraw on April 22, 2017
I have written about T-hacking (here and here). What is T-hacking? T-hacking — short for “theory hacking” — is the practice of excluding or mischaracterizing relevant theory or findings from the conceptual development of a paper. T-hacking benefits the t-hacker by boosting the theoretical contribution of the research and thus increasing the likelihood that a […]
By Peter McGraw on March 27, 2017
I was recently invited by the Center of the American West to join two good friend–Adam Bradley and Shane Mauss–to talk about the interplay of music and humor. Here is the video of the event. And here is the awkward promotional video for the event. You might enjoy the bloopers at the end.
By Peter McGraw on February 12, 2017
Find out on Saturday, March 18th as Boulder’s Dairy Center for the Arts hosts Funny or True?, the comedy game show where the audience gets to decide. Funny or True? pits scientists against comedians to see who is smartest and funniest. The audience uses their smartphone to vote in real-time for their favorite answers to brainy questions submitted […]
By Peter McGraw on December 3, 2016
The nice people at CRACKED invited me to their podcast: Psychology Myths You Believe (Thanks to the Movies). It turned out well (thanks to the magic of editing): Here is the write-up on CRACKED.com.
By Peter McGraw on September 23, 2016
I don’t think that things go viral (aside from viruses). Scott Galloway probably agrees. Check the first minute of this video that talks about “pay-to-play” on YouTube. (His L2inc video series is excellent, btw). In sum: if you want millions of views, pay for it with advertising.