Rising Movement To Replicate Key Psychology Studies

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Should influential psychology research studies be replicable, as hard science studies commonly are? In a Guardian Headquarters blog post, Cardiff University cognitive neuroscientist Chris Chambers raises concerns about psychology’s long history of “questionable research practices” and states that “a new generation of psychologists is fed up with this game.” Cardiff discusses the in-fighting in the psychology profession that has accompanied both failures and successes amidst growing efforts to try to replicate some older psychological studies.

Physics envy: Do ‘hard’ sciences hold the solution to the replication crisis in psychology? (Guardian Headquarters)

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