Has Replication’s Time Finally Arrived?

[From the article “Replications on the Rise” by Stuart Buck, posted at Arnold Ventures] “Once a poorly rewarded scientific value, replication has seen a boom with studies in everything from psychology to dogs.” “A significant tipping point was the Reproducibility Project…

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GOODMAN: Systematic Replication May Make Many Mistakes

Replication seems a sensible way to assess whether a scientific result is right. The intuition is clear: if a result is right, you should get a significant result when repeating the work; if it it’s wrong, the result should be…

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