Articles, tutorials, and other resources on advances in research practices and scientific methodology

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Articles, tutorials, and other resources on advances in research practices and scientific methodology

  • Open Science

    APS and its journals support a scientific research culture that encourages transparency, openness, and reproducibility. [More]

  • 2017 Workshops

    Learn about the numerous methodological workshops occurring at the 2017 APS Annual Convention in Boston [More]

  • Research Preregistration 101

    Psychological Science Editor in Chief D. Stephen Lindsay, Clinical Psychological Science Editor Scott O. Lilienfeld, and APS Fellow Daniel J. Simons explain the rationale for and benefits of preregistration, for researchers and for the field of psychological science at large. [More]

  • R Time Has Come

    A collection of articles shows how use of the programming language R for statistical computing and graphics is improving research reproducibility… More

  • Three Mediation Stories, Three Analytic Strategies

    In recognition of APS’s forthcoming journal on methodological advances, APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow invites her University of Chicago colleagues Stephen Raudenbush and Guanglei Hong to discuss a new view of path analysis that they hope will find its way into all areas of psychological science… More

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    Across Your Universe

    Longitudinal data collection that used to require hours of manpower, equipment, and logistical coordination now can occur almost instantly, from anywhere in the world and virtually at any time… More