For Vox, Brian Resnik explains how our academic and research institutions are structured to make it more likely that false positives will be published. “I think psychology has a lot of potential,” Simine Vazire, a professor of psychology and the editor in chief of the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, tells Vox, “and I think we’re improving it as a tool to answer really important questions, but I’m not sure we have a lot of answers yet.”
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