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Meet Psychological Science’s New Statistical Advisors

Editors for Psychological Science are getting a new tool to evaluate methods and statistics used in submitted research articles: A team of statistical advisors. ... 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>

Presidential Column

APS and Open Science: Music to Our Ears

How is the long path to open science similar to the trajectory of a classic rock band? In this guest presidential column, APS Executive Director Emeritus Alan G. Kraut looks Behind the Music of research transparency and reproducibility. ... More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 3: The Prior in Probabilistic Inference

APS President C. Randy Gallistel concludes his three-part tutorial on Bayesian analysis by explaining the role of prior distribution in deciding among competing conclusions that might be drawn from experimental data. ... More>