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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…

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Sharing Data Made Easy

In a recent post (“Open data for the busy researcher”), Richard D. Morey suggests an easy way to share data.  The hardest part is getting started.  The following steps make it easy to “ease in” to the process of making…

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The Peer Reviewers’ Openness Initiative (Part 2): Get the App!

Tom Hardwicke, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Meta-Research Innovation Center (METRICS) at Stanford, has written an app to collect and summarize reviewers’ experiences with encouraging data transparency when they review for journals.  Hardwicke describes his app as follows: “The PRO…

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The Peer Reviewers’ Openness Initiative (Part 1): Storm Brewing Within the American Psychological Association

[From the article “Peer-review activists push psychology journals towards open data” at nature.com]  “An editor on the board of a journal published by the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA) has been asked to resign in a controversy over data sharing…

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YouTube Video of Conference Session on Open Science

Earlier this month, the Psychonomic Society meetings held a session on Open Science.  The session was recorded and is available on YouTube (click here).  It consisted of four presentations. — “The Peer Reviewers’ Openness Initiative” by RICHARD MOREY of Cardiff…

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Changing the World, One Peer Review at a Time

A new initiative calls for journal reviewers to ask editors to request authors to provide data and supporting code/documentation before they agree to review the manuscript.  From The Peer Reviewers Openness Initiative: “We suggest that … reviewers make open practices a pre-condition…

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