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Replication Effort Finds No Evidence That Grammatical Aspect Affects Perceived Intent

A multi-lab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. ... More>

Psychological Science Gets Behind the Wheel at NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is putting behavioral science front-and-center in efforts to improve safety on America's roads. ... More>

What the Rise of Large Datasets Means for Psycholinguistics

The rise of Big Data has given rise to new opportunities, such as collecting word variables, in the field of psycholinguistics. It also has raised new questions about large-scale datasets. ... More>

Reproducibility Project Named Among Top Scientific Achievements of 2015

The journal Science has named a major attempt to replicate 100 papers published in top-tier psychology journals as one of the “breakthroughs of the year” for 2015. ... More>

Observer Article

A Commitment to Replicability: An Interview with the Editor of Psychological Science

Are replicable findings in psychological science inherently boring? How easy is it for researchers to mistake a fluke for a causal effect? Psychological Science Interim Editor D. Stephen Lindsay answers these and other questions in a Q&A about the journal’s publication standards. ... More>