IN THE NEWS: The Atlantic (19 February 2016)
(FROM THE ARTICLE “Psychology’s Replication Crisis Has a Silver Lining”) The author, a prominent professor of psychology at Yale University, argues that not all is gloom and doom. Some failures to replicate are due to noise swamping signal. Other failures to replicate are due to faulty replicators, not faulty original research. And much research IS replicable. Finally, as bad as things are in psychology, at least the situation is better than in medical research. To read more, click here.