You Say Replication. I say Meta-analysis.

In this article from Time Higher Education, WOLFGANG STROEBE and MILES HEWSTONE ask “What have we learned from the Reproducibility Project?”  The short answer is — in their opinion — not much.  Instead, they argue that the replicating researchers would have used their time more productively if they had conducted a meta-analysis.  To read more, click here.

One Comment on “You Say Replication. I say Meta-analysis.

  1. (traditional) Meta-analysis alone is not sufficient; since the literature is flooded by statistically significant results, and insignificant results are suppressed, meta-analysis will provide a grossly overestimated effect size estimate.

    – Marcel van Assen

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