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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Pre-Publication Independent Replication: What Is It?

In a recent paper, Schweinsberg et al. (2015) propose the idea of a “pre-publication independent replication” (PPIR).  The idea is that an author(s) with a one or more studies that have identified interesting results but that have not yet been…

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