IN THE NEWS: Scicurious (December 16, 2018)

[From the article “Sometimes a failure to replicate a study isn’t a failure at all” by Bethany Brookshire, published in Scicurious] “As anyone who has ever tried a diet knows, exerting willpower can be exhausting. After a whole day spent…

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IN THE NEWS: NY Times (July 16, 2018)

[From the article “Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny” by Benedict Carey, published in the NY Times]  “The urge to pull down statues extends well beyond the public squares of nations in turmoil. Lately it has been stirring the air in…

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Replication Bombshells in Psychology: They Just Keep Coming

[From the article “Everything is Crumbling” in Slate]  “A paper now in press, and due to publish next month in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science, describes a massive effort to reproduce the main effect that underlies [the psychological theory of ego…

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