Archives


What?! You Don’t Believe in Badges?!!

[The following is taken from a blog by Hilda Bastian at the blogsite “Absolutely Maybe” at PLOS Blogs] “As I’ve spent time with the badges “magic bullet” – simple! cheap! no side effects! dramatic benefits! – supported by a single…

Read More

FYI: ScienceOpen Has a Collection of Papers on How to Fix the Replicability Crisis

ScienceOpen has a collection entitled: “Remedies to the Reproducibility Crisis”.  The collection is introduced thusly: “Psychology, Medicine, Neuroscience and many other research fields, are facing a serious reproducibility crisis, that is, most of the findings published in peer-review journals, independently…

Read More

BYINGTON & FELPS: On Resolving the Social Dilemmas that Lead to Non-Credible Science

In our forthcoming article “Solutions to the credibility crisis in Management science” (full text available here), we suggest that “social dilemmas” in the production of Management science put scholars and journal gatekeepers in a difficult position – pitting self-interest against…

Read More

Journal Finds that Digital Badges Increase Data Sharing

[From the Retraction Watch website] “In January 2014, Psychological Science began rewarding digital badges to authors who committed to open science practices such as sharing data and materials. A study published today in PLOS Biology looks at whether publicizing such behavior helps encourage others to…

Read More