Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: replication

Sodium Nitroprusside Shows No Efficacy in Schizophrenia Treatment

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Researchers question biases of preliminary trials that found that sodium nitroprusside, an antihypertensive drug, has positive effects on schizophrenia symptoms.

Hundreds of Researchers to Replicate Psychology Studies

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From BuzzFeed: As part of a new network called the Psychological Science Accelerator, more than 400 psychologists worldwide are teaming up to fix the so-called replication...

Pharma Data Sharing Efforts Off to a Slow Start

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Researchers discuss the preliminary results of clinical trial data sharing efforts by pharmaceutical companies and other groups.

“A Creative Solution for Psychology’s Replication Problem”

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In the Atlantic, Ed Yong reports that despite the lack of replicability of individual studies, when you get a pool of psychologists “betting on” the reproducibility of a study their predictions are surprisingly accurate. “Which makes me wonder: What's going on with peer review? If people know which results are really not likely to be real, why are they allowing them to be published?”