Replication Crisis

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5/10/2021 How Improving Research Practices Can Enhance Education Research And Policy Forbes ... those of psychology. Science writer Christie Aschwanden wrote a compelling piece for FiveThirtyEight arguing that all of this acknowledgment of failure was important and that “failure is moving science forward” in that “the replication crisis is a sign that science is working.”Now, Matthew Makel, Jaret Hodges, Bryan Cook, and Jonathan Plucker have published a new Educational Researcher article titled “Both questionable and open research practices are prevalent ...
5/5/2021 Tom Sterkenburg Reviews Mayo's “Statistical Inference as Severe Testing: How to Get Beyond the Statistics Wars” (2018, CUP) errorstatistics.com ... methodology. That these skirmishes are not just an academic exercise is clear from the widespread use of statistical methods, and contemporary challenges that cry for more secure foundations: the rise of big data, the replication crisis . One often hears that to blame are classical, frequentist methods, that lack a proper justification and are easily misused at that; so that it is all a matter of stepping up our efforts to ...
4/28/2021 Just 15 percent of psychology studies are strongly rooted in theory massivesci.com ... government, business, relationships, sports, and many other topics. But a key challenge for the field is that the mind is less tangible than organisms, matter, or even people themselves. The field also has a replication crisis on its hands, in addition to the skepticism that many people already hold towards the notion of studying the mind scientifically. But does psychology even have functional theory — a set of cumulative explanations ...
4/27/2021 The value of media hype for science chemistryworld.com ... propaganda, the tendency to hype science has triggered meditations on the role of the media along with broader concerns about the link between faddish, overheated fields of research and pathological science, fraud and the replication crisis .The Covid-19 pandemic has seen its fair share of hype, not least a former president’s misplaced faith in the powers of hydroxychloroquine as a ‘game changer.’ But hype itself has value ...
4/2/2021 The “Factor Zoo”: Some Thoughts On “Is There A Replication Crisis In Finance?” talkmarkets.com By Yuval Taylor of Invest(igations) Monday, April 5, 2021 7:40 AM EDTA few months ago three researchers published an astonishingly ambitious and compendious paper called “Is There a Replication Crisis in Finance?” (Their names are Theis Jensen, Bryan Kelly, and Lasse Pedersen; two are at the Copenhagen Business School, one is at Yale, and two also work for AQR Capital Management.) It attempts to refute several recent ...