replication

It is widely held that some fields of science – social psychology and clinical medicine in particular – are suffering from a crisis of reproducibility. Too often results that were taken to prove some interesting effect cannot be replicated. Later studies either find a much...

Not another article about the crisis in psychology, you might complain. Déjà vu all over again? You thought we reached peak crisis some time ago, didn’t you? We’re supposed to be all post-crisis now: obsessing about the consequences of fear-mongering, disturbed that terminal...

Introducing a symposium on innovations in open science, following on from Brian Nosek’s opening keynote, Mark Andrews reminded us that openness has always been one of the defining values of...

One of the founding fathers of the replication crisis-turned-reformation, Professor Brian Nosek, opened the 2018 British Psychological Society Annual Conference with a startling picture of how our science has changed in a few short years. Co-founder and Director of the...

With hints at hope and progress, but still with a healthy dose of scepticism, the British Psychological Society, Experimental Psychology Society and Association of Heads of Psychology Departments, in association with Wiley, hosted a second event at the Royal Society to...

The clamour around the ‘tone’ of the debate around replication and reproducibility in psychological science grew again in January, following the publication of a Boston Globe piece by Pardis Sabeti titled ‘...

The British Psychological Society (BPS) and John Wiley & Sons Journal of Neuropsychology is now accepting publication of Registered Reports. These allow authors to register their planned experiment, methodology and suggested statistical tests, prior to data collection....

Psychological science may just be in the midst of a renaissance. After waves of revelations about the apparent inaccuracy of research, questionable statistical practices and the lack of successful replications of psychology studies, are there signs that the tide has turned?...

Our editor Jon Sutton met Marcus Munafò at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Psychobiology Section, where he was an invited speaker. Winner of the British...

Academic research can be a tough, messy business. Add in the wonderful complexity of the people that are usually the subject matter of psychology and it's little wonder that a career can be a path of wrong turnings, forking paths and dead ends. The 'replication crisis' of...