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Big data is driving a sea change in research on human behavior and decision making. Guest Presidential Columnist Paul W. Glimcher of New York University’s Center for Neuroeconomics explains. ... More>
One of the Theme Programs at the 2014 APS Annual Convention examines how data collection can benefit psychological science and how psychological scientists can contribute to it. ... More>
Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research topic as well as a crucial factor in making consequential decisions. As decision makers ramp up their reliance on objective measures, quantifying scholarly impact effectively has never been more important. ... More>
Fabricating data to support an a priori hypothesis is the ultimate sin in scientific research. But what about throwing out an “outlier” or two? Or reporting some, but not all, of the measures you tested? These questionable research practices tend to fly under the radar, but they present a real challenge to the rigor and replicability of science. ... More>