Failed Replications: Crisis? Or Proof that Science is Working?

This item is a twofer.  In a New York Times op-ed piece, LISA FELDMAN BARRETT argues that failed replications are exactly what you should expect when science is doing its job.  Rather than a cause of concern, it is proof that the state of science is healthy.  To read Barrett’s article, click here.  In his blog, ANDREW GELMAN responds that that could be the case in a world where researchers draw the proper conclusions from failed replications.  However, that is not the world we are currently living in.  To read Gelman’s response, click here.

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