So Your Research Can’t Be Replicated? No Worries

In a recent article published in the online journal PLOS ONE, ADAM FETTERMAN and KAI SASSENBERG collected survey data in which research scientists were asked to evaluate a number of scenarios regarding replication.  They conclude that, “Our data suggests that scientists overestimate the negative reputational impact of a hypothetical failed replication effort. We also show that admitting wrongness about a non-replicated finding is less harmful to one’s reputation than not admitting.”  To read more, click here.

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