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Competing ideas (1 of 5)

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Scientists are more likely to put their trust in ideas that generate more specific expectations (i.e., are more testable).

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Competing ideas (2 of 5)
Scientists are more likely to put their trust in ideas that can be more broadly applied.

Competing ideas (3 of 5)
Scientists are more likely to put their trust in ideas that are more parsimonious.

Competing ideas (4 of 5)
Scientists are more likely to put their trust in ideas that are more consistent with well-established theories in neighboring fields.

Competing ideas (5 of 5)
Scientists are more likely to put their trust in ideas that generate more new ideas.

 


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