'Men are idiots and idiots do stupid things,' study finds

December 12, 2014 4:09 PM

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The journal's Christmas edition of spoof stories and silly - yet peer-reviewed studies - has become so notorious that, in 2009, a Danish journal conducted a study of citations of BMJ Christmas articles, investigating to what extent the studies were reported at face value, rather than taking their humorous intent into account.

Elsewhere on Medical News Today, you will find a discussion of the BMJ's study into why magazines in doctors' waiting rooms are always old. Here, we look at a study reviewing data from the Darwin Awards, which concludes that - scientifically - men are idiots.

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