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July 16, 2018 -Don’t “woozle” your data! Those opposed to Joint Custody tend to misreport their data

In order to avoid the kind of distortions or bias that have been referred to as “scholar advocacy” (Emery et al., 2016) or as “woozling” the data (Nielsen, 2014b), authors who summarize the research must take great care to report the findings accurately and to include the results of all studies, not just those that support their particular point of view.

Linda Nielsen (2018): Joint versus sole physical custody: Outcomes for children independent of family income or parental conflict, Journal of Child Custody, DOI: 10.1080/15379418.2017.1422414, at page 4

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