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Effect of Facial Expression on Emotional State Not Replicated in Multilab Study

A coordinated replication effort conducted across 17 labs found no evidence that surreptitiously inducing people to smile or frown affects their emotional state. ... More>

Effect of Commitment on Forgiveness Investigated in Large-Scale Replication Project

A new Registered Replication Report aimed to replicate the finding that boosting partners' feelings of commitment leads them to choose less destructive responses to betrayal. ... More>

Presidential Column

Preregistration, Replication, and Nonexperimental Studies

Following up on her September column, APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow addresses scientists’ concerns about the risks of marginalizing studies that don’t fit well with preregistration protocols. ... More>


Replication Project Investigates Self-Control as Limited Resource

A new research replication project involving 24 labs and more than 2,100 participants failed to reproduce findings from a previous study suggesting that self-control is a depletable resource. The findings […]... More>

New Application Deadline Set for Participating in Replication Project

Overwhelming interest in a new Registered Replication project, involving a study on the effect of priming on intelligence, has prompted organizers to move up the application deadline for participation. ... More>