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JOB AD: Center for Open Science Looking for Someone With Economics Background

[From a Twitter post by Center for Open Science] “COS [Center for Open Science] has been awarded a 3-year grant for an upcoming replication project, and we are seeking someone with an economics background for our Project Coordinator position. Perfect…

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IN THE NEWS: The Atlantic (November 19, 2018)

[From the article, “Psychology’s Replication Crisis Is Running Out of Excuses” By Ed Yong, published in The Atlantic] “The Many Labs 2 project was specifically designed to address these criticisms. With 15,305 participants in total, the new experiments had, on…

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IN THE NEWS: The Chronicle of Higher Education (September 11, 2018)

[From the article “’I Want to Burn Things to the Ground’: Are the foot soldiers behind psychology’s replication crisis saving science — or destroying it?” by Tom Bartlett] “As you’ve no doubt heard by now, social psychology has had a…

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Are Badges the New Normal?

[From the blog “Psychology’s New Normal” by Stephen Lindsay, posted at the Center for Open Science’s website] “As one means of encouraging these transparent science practices, the Center for Open Science developed the idea of awarding badges to articles that met…

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IN THE NEWS: Science (July 31, 2018)

[From the article, “Plan to replicate 50 high-impact cancer papers shrinks to just 18” by Jocelyn Kaiser, published in Science magazine] “An ambitious project that set out nearly 5 years ago to replicate experiments from 50 high-impact cancer biology papers, but gradually shrank…

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Pre-register. Make a $1000. Really?

[From the Center for Open Science webpage.] “If you have a project that is entering the planning or data collection phase, we’d like you to try out a preregistration. Through our $1 Million Preregistration Challenge, we’re giving away $1,000 to 1,000…

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A Brief History of Replication Efforts

FROM THE ARTICLE: “Worries about irreproducibility – when researchers find it impossible to reproduce the results of an experiment when it is rerun under the same conditions – came to the fore again last week when a landmark effort to…

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