Questions come from critical thinking in practice
In writing, especially on a doctrine level, do you believe it is always realized that we hold biases? Do you believe we all know what is required to avoid these biases in our deductions? Or is it simply, a matter of approach and passion coupled with a lack of direction and structure?
If this study was published in a handbook, it seems to me that that the book was edited by someone(s)? Further, how did Brass conduct the study? What was the research design? Sample size?
Did the article provide a methodology, such as a qualitative or quantitative approach to measure their hypothesis?