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A sample of new research exploring: statistical mediation analysis; visual working memory; power and self-labeling; animacy and memory; and unintended consequences of health warnings. ... 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>
When Paul Meehl died 10 years ago, he left behind a rich legacy of scientific thought. Meehl influenced research in a range of areas, from psychiatric classification to psychometric assessment, and his publications have been cited more than 25,000 times. ... More>
A new study suggests that learning to understand and read a second language may be driven, at least in part, by our ability to pick up on statistical regularities. ... More>
Geoff Cumming, La Trobe University, Australia, presents his research: "Understanding Replication: Confidence Intervals Much Better Than p Values," at the APS 25th Annual Convention. ... More>