Are there areas within psychology that don’t currently have a problem with replicability? Should certain subdisciplines of psychology be exempt from new policies designed to improve the rigor, replicability, and reproducibility of psychological research? I argue that at the very least we don’t know yet, but that the answer to both questions is likely to be ‘no’.
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W.W.P.M.D?

Arguments about expertise and context dependence are often dismissed as defensive and unscientific reactions to failed replications; but what do we do when a hero of the replication movement emphasizes the importance of these factors when evaluating failed replications?
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Rich Lucas

Personality psychologist in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. Interested in personality and well-being, measurement, and replicability.

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United States