Replication Failures: The Plot Thickens

[Excerpts taken from the working paper “Replicator Degrees of Freedom Allow Publication of Misleading “Failures to Replicate” by Christopher Bryan, David Yeager, and Joseph O’Brien, posted at SSRN] “…using data from an ongoing debate, we show that commonly-exercised flexibility at…

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Two More Findings from Psychology Fail to Replicate

[From the article, “A Worrying Trend for Psychology’s ‘Simple Little Tricks’” from The Atlantic magazine] “In yet another setback for the field, researchers have failed to replicate two studies showing that basic techniques can reduce racial achievement gaps and improve voter…

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