What Causes a Person to Become an “Open Science Convert”?

From the blog “Reflections of an open science convert. 1: Why I changed my research practices” (Part 1 of a 3-part series) by Ineke Wessel, posted at Mindwise] “Five years after Stapel’s fraud first became known, I came across Brian Wansink’s…

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How Pre-Registration Can Lead to Higher-Powered Studies and Increase Reproducibility

[From the paper “Preregistration and reproducibility” by Eirik Strømland, forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Psychology] “I present a simple model in which the research community is populated by agents who may report their results unconditionally or conditionally on statistical…

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The Garden of Forking Paths Strikes Again!

[From the abstract of the article, “Many Analysts, One Data Set: Making Transparent How Variations in Analytic Choices Affect Results”, published by Silberzahn et al. in Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science] “Twenty-nine teams involving 61 analysts used the same…

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