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The July 2013 issue of Perspectives builds upon recent discussions and initiatives in psychological science, featuring a special section devoted exclusively to advancing the field. ... 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>
Many brain-training companies tout the scientific backing of their products. But most intervention studies like these have a critical flaw: They don't account for the placebo effect. ... More>