replication

Consider the basic premise ‘Does X cause Y?’ It’s at the root of almost any question of interest to the general public or policy makers. Does cognitive-behavioural therapy treat PTSD? Does the TV show 13 Reasons Why cause suicide in teens? Can implicit racism be...

We spoke to one of its founders, psychologist Professor Marcus Munafo (University of Bristol), along with other stakeholders. 

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In the November issue, Simon Robinson asked to be credited with the idea of a British Journal of Replication Psychology. Sorry to disappoint, but he’s 37...

It’s Rodeo day, and the small town of Luckville has gathered at Long Tail Ranch. There is crepe-paper bunting along the side of the barn where the coin-flipping competition is held. The competition coin is normal, evenly weighted, and has a picture of a ‘head’ on only one...

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 ‘...