Collecting data from online participant pools and using self-report measures are two strategies that allow for increased sample sizes while drawing on relatively fewer resources — but have social psychology researchers adopted these strategies?
In an article published in Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, researcher Jeffrey Rouder of the University of California, Irvine and colleagues use principles drawn from high-risk fields to propose best practices for minimizing mundane mistakes in psychology labs.
Online data collection makes recruiting study participants faster and easier, but at what cost? Psychological scientist Jennifer Rodd of University College London outlines the steps researchers should take to manage the uncertainty inherent in remote experimentation.
Psychological research relies heavily on homogenous samples and settings, but there are many ways that the field can include more cultural considerations in the exploration of human emotions, cognition, and behavior, says APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda and colleagues Laura Brady and Stephanie Fryberg.
Psychological Science Editor in Chief D. Stephen Lindsay, Clinical Psychological Science Editor Scott O. Lilienfeld, and APS Fellow Daniel J. Simons explain the rationale for and benefits of preregistration, for researchers and for the field of psychological science at large.
How much variation is there when different researchers analyze the same data? Quite a bit, according to a study published in Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
AddThis sets this cookie to track page visits, sources of traffic and share counts.
YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
1 year 27 days
Set by addthis.com to determine the usage of addthis.com service.
The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
Set by Google to distinguish users.
Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.