Popular myth and false information!!
One side of the sotory:
It is a common act and practice by the public to misrepresent the results, and often they repeat conclusions without knowing all details of published researches and studies, quoting fragmented lines without paying attention to the overall report.
We often hear in news reports, talk shows, or even on social media that a study reached a new findings, to arouse immediately the attention of everyone, and spread as if what has been reached will change all previous concepts of what has been known and recognized. A while later, we will find that another study appeared denying the validity of what was previously published.
To clarify the confusion, what I have talked about above is simply can be described as the science and human ambition ongoing struggle for knowledge, to uncover the unknown, clearing its ambiguity and ensures that more is discovered through systematic and discreet studies, based on the research methodology, and on reviewing and checking all previously reached, and then correcting errors and shortcomings. This should also include covering up all topic aspects without neglecting the implementation of statistics based on surveying different segments of people randomly, spatially and temporally.
For example, if a study was set to know the extent to which adults were affected by a physical abuse they were subject to in their childhood by their parents, and did this cause repercussions on their behavior later?, researchers therefore should study the social environment in which they lived when they were young, the economic situation and the level of parents education.
Also, was the child accompanied by one of them as a result of their separation or both. The samples must include the ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of people under the study, and shall not be limited to past and present criminals or hospitalized psychiatric patients, but also those with successful record’s on their society and work such as business owners, academics, doctors, engineers, housewives.....etc.
If these factors are omitted, the study will suffer fundamental defects that may lead to false or biased results.
Unfortunately, it is a common act and practice by the public to misrepresent the results, and often they repeat conclusions without knowing all details of published researches and studies, quoting fragmented lines without paying attention to the overall report, which leads to misunderstanding it. The consequences are counterproductive and misleading, creating and spreading the popular myth and false information.