[log in to unmask] wrote: > Perhaps apropos of nothing, but that paper was mentioned in the comments > section of a Chronicle of Higher Ed blog post as follows: > > <quote> > her oldest child is in college. Read the article, it looks very much > like a straightforward science fair project. With 2 scientist parents > you can turn that into a pub for an obscure journal. I don't think it's > anything but that. > </quote> > > > Actually, this has been done before once that I know of, and that was for a MUCH more major journal. In the 1990s, the study that claimed to debunk Therapeutic Touch was coauthored by a nurse, her husband, and their 11-year-old. Of course, that was JAMA. Rosa L, Rosa E, Sarner L, Barrett S. A close look at therapeutic touch. JAMA. 1998 Apr 1;279(13):1005-10. PubMed PMID: 9533499.