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bear, having recently joined SIPS
i have found scientific utopia.*sometimes, when i lay awake at night, it's hard for me to believe that science will ever look the way i want it to look,** with everyone being skeptical of preliminary evidence, conclusions being circumscribed, studies being pre-registered, data and materials being open, and civil post-publication criticism being a normal part of life.then i realized that utopia already exists. it's how we treat replication studies.i've never tried to do a replication study,*** but some of my best friends (and two of my grad students) are replicators. so i know a little bit about the process of trying to get a replication study published. short version: it's super hard.we (almost always) hold replication studies to an extremely high standard. that's why i'm surprised whenever i hear people say that researchers do replications in order to get an 'easy' publication. replications are not for the faint of heart. if you want to have a chance of getting a failed replication**** published in a good journal, here's what you often have to do: Continue reading
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- i have found the solution and it is us – Simine Vazire (sometimes i'm wrong)
- Everything is fucked: The syllabus – Sanjay Srivastava (The Hardest Science)
- The Personality Parsimony Myth
- The Mating Strategies of Extraverts – Scott McGreal (Unique—Like Everybody Else)
- don’t you know who i am? – Simine Vazire (sometimes i'm wrong)
- Don’t change your family-friendly tenure extension policy just yet – Sanjay Srivastava (The Hardest Science)
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