The grand summary of social science knowledge

by Max Galkin

 … the editor-compiler of 1045 grand summary findings about human behavior that had some reasonable supporting evidence offered a threefold grander summary of social science knowledge: (1) some do, some don’t; (2) the differences aren’t very great; (3) it’s more complicated than that.

—  “Beautiful Evidence” by Edward Tufte, quoting Berelson & Steiner “Human behavior: an inventory of scientific findings”