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When Pre-Registration Isn’t Practical

[From the working paper, “Sound Inference in Complicated Research: A Multi-Strategy Approach” by Sanjay Srivastava, posted at PsyArXiv Preprints] “Preregistration is effective because it creates decision independence: analytic decisions are the same regardless of the specific and potentially spurious features of…

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Journal Says, If We Publish the Article, We’ll Publish the Replication

[From the blog “Accountable replications at Royal Society Open Science: A model for scientific publishing” by Sanjay Srivastava, published at the blogsite, The Hardest Science] “I was excited to read this morning that the journal Royal Society Open Science has announced a new replication policy…

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Everything is F**KED: The Syllabus

Come on, admit it.  This is the course you really want to teach.  Professor Sanjay Srivastava’s PSY607’s weekly topics include: –Significance testing is f**ked — Causal inference from experiments is f**ked — Replicability is f**ked — Scientific publishing is f**ked…

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