Issues with replication

16 Apr

When learning about the scientific method it’s easy for students to miss the importance of replication. After all, if they are reading journals they will see very little replication, and a huge number of ‘shiny new’ findings.

A recent debate in the ‘Psychologist’ nicely illustrates what seems like a big issue for the discipline

http://issuu.com/thepsychologist/docs/0512?mode=embed&layout=http://skin.issuu.com/v/dark/layout.xml&showFlipBtn=true&proShowSidebar=true

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