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ETIENNE LEBEL: Introducing “CurateScience.Org”

It is my pleasure to introduce Curate Science (http://CurateScience.org) to The Replication Network. Curate Science is a web application that aims to facilitate and incentivize the curation and verification of empirical results in the social sciences (initial focus in Psychology)….

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You Say Replication. I say Meta-analysis.

In this article from Time Higher Education, WOLFGANG STROEBE and MILES HEWSTONE ask “What have we learned from the Reproducibility Project?”  The short answer is — in their opinion — not much.  Instead, they argue that the replicating researchers would have…

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Failed Replications: Crisis? Or Proof that Science is Working?

This item is a twofer.  In a New York Times op-ed piece, LISA FELDMAN BARRETT argues that failed replications are exactly what you should expect when science is doing its job.  Rather than a cause of concern, it is proof…

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But Not as Good as Psychologists?

The website FiveThirtyEight has a thoughtful post reflecting on the recent study in psychology in which 100 experimental studies were replicated . At least two points are worth highlighting.  First, despite the concern about p-hacking, it turns out that one…

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Results from a Massive Study on Replication of Psychology Research

FROM THE ARTICLE: “We conducted replications of 100 experimental and correlational studies published in three psychology journals using high-powered designs and original materials when available. Replication effects were half the magnitude of original effects, representing a substantial decline. Ninety-seven percent…

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