BBC Radio just produced an interesting and balanced program about the replication crisis, with a focus on psychology. Interviewees include John Bargh, Susan Fiske, John Ioannidis, Brian Nosek, Stephen Reicher, Diederik Stapel and Simine Vazire. One of the highlights is…Read More
[From the article “Why Economics Is Having a Replication Crisis” by Noah Smith, published at http://www.bloomberg.com%5D “By now, most people have heard of the replication crisis in psychology. When researchers try to recreate the experiments that led to published findings, only slightly more…Read More
[From the article “’I Want to Burn Things to the Ground’: Are the foot soldiers behind psychology’s replication crisis saving science — or destroying it?” by Tom Bartlett] “As you’ve no doubt heard by now, social psychology has had a…Read More
[From the article “Randomly auditing research labs could be an affordable way to improve research quality: A simulation study” by Adrian Barnett, Pauline Zardo, and Nicholas Graves, published at PLoS One] “The “publish or perish” incentive drives many researchers to increase the…Read More
[From the article “The Replication Crisis in Science” by Shravan Vasishth at wired.com] “There have been two distinct responses to the replication crisis – by instituting measures like registered reports and by making data openly available. But another group continues to remain in…Read More
[From the article “A statistical fix for the replication crisis in science” by Valen E. Johnson at https://theconversation.com/au.] “In a trial of a new drug to cure cancer, 44 percent of 50 patients achieved remission after treatment. Without the drug, only…Read More
[From the article “What a nerdy debate about p-values shows about science — and how to fix it” by Brian Resnick at Vox.com] “There’s a huge debate going on in social science right now. The question is simple, and strikes…Read More
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