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  • By: Robert Rosenthal
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Meta-analysis is the quantitative cumulation of scientific evidence. There has long been pessimism in the younger social, behavioral, educational, and biomedical sciences in that our progress has been slower and less orderly than we would like, at least when compared to ...