Month: November 2016

November 29, 2016 Charlie Norell

We could not be more excited to launch the first of our three EBM+ videos, ‘Why EBM Needs Mechanisms‘. Starring Dr. Brendan Clarke, this video discusses the limitations of clinical trials and why EBM needs evidence of mechanisms.

November 28, 2016 Jon Williamson

Phillip Wolff of the Mind and Language Lab at Emory gave a very nice talk at PSA 2016 about how we identify causation in daily life. The talk was based on his paper What Causal Illusions Might Tell us about the Identification of Causes, written jointly with Robert Thorstad. They argue that causal judgements are based on two kinds…

November 21, 2016 Charlie Norell

  On Monday 14th November EBM+ had its monthly EEiM meeting at UCL where organisers come together to discuss draft papers and all other project-related matters (we forgot to take a group photo from the day – sorry!).

November 11, 2016 Charlie Norell

On the behalf of the Centre for Reasoning at the University of Kent and the EBM+ consortium, I am pleased to announce a three day conference on mechanisms in medicine in July 2017 in Canterbury.