Power and Progress in Science

[From the blog “The Persistence of False Paradigms in Low-Power Sciences” by Pascal Michaillat, posted on the BITSS website] “It is commonly believed that the lack of experimental evidence typical in the social sciences slows but does not prevent the…

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IN THE NEWS: Scicurious (December 16, 2018)

[From the article “Sometimes a failure to replicate a study isn’t a failure at all” by Bethany Brookshire, published in Scicurious] “As anyone who has ever tried a diet knows, exerting willpower can be exhausting. After a whole day spent…

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