Friday, 22 December 2017
On the Semmelweis Reflex: When a scientist was caught out by the fact he had not even read the book he was commenting on. Why do such a thing? Bias?
Confirmatory Evidence for the Apocryphal Semmelweis Reflex Among some Scientists?
The Semmelweis reflex or “Semmelweis effect” , which is a metaphor for the reflex-like tendency to reject new evidence or new knowledge because it contradicts established norms, beliefs or paradigms, is another exquisitely ironic supermyth.
Bob Butler (CEO of ThinkerMedia USA) is the first publisher of 'Nullius in Verba: Darwin's greatest secret.' It was Bob - a successful and esteemed academic and professional publisher of long standing - who alerted me to Beccalloni's behaviour on social media. Bob felt so outraged he challenged George directly.
Click the image above for ease of reading this 100% verifiable evidence in the publication record.
Read my article on the Semmelweis mythbust here