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“Positive” Results Increase Down the Hierarchy of the Sciences

Figure 4

General Methodology by Discipline and by Domain.

Methodology employed by papers in different disciplines and domains. Methodological categories correspond to basic characteristics of the outcome: whether it measured physical/chemical parameters as opposed to behavioural parameters, and whether the object of study was non-biological, biological non-human, or biological human (see Methods for further details).

Figure 4