Replication Crisis

What’s That? The Replication Crisis is Good for Science?

The ‘replication crisis’ certainly is uncomfortable for many scientists whose work gets undercut, and the rate of failures may currently be unacceptably high. But psychologist and statistician Eric Loken argues that confronting the replication crisis is good for science as a whole.

5 months ago
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DARPA Aims to Score Social and Behavioral Research

The U.S. military’s innovation incubator, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has signed the Center for Open Science to create a research claims database as DARPA’s first step to assign a ‘credibility score’ to social and behavioral science research.

7 months ago
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Addressing Reproducibility in Archaeology: Our Three-Pronged Approach

Replication and reproducibility have been big issues in medicine and psychology and economics, but les talked about in fields like archaeology. Here, Ben Marwick and Zenobia Jacobs discuss their latest paper’s reproducibility strategy and its tactics during fieldwork, labwork and data analysis.

2 years ago
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