New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Concreteness and Psychological Distance in Natural Language Use Bryor Snefjella and Victor Kuperman Research has shown that people form more abstract mental representations, and use more abstract language, when thinking or talking about events that are distant from the self. Despite knowing More

Report Demonstrates Need for Improved Reproducibility in Psychological Science

Over the last several years, psychological scientists have become especially concerned about the reproducibility of studies in the field. Do peer-reviewed publications hold up under scientific scrutiny? Or are some papers that get published just lucky flukes? Until recently, researchers have relied only on intuition to estimate reproducibility. A new More

The first imperative: Science that isn’t transparent isn’t science

The Guardian: In today’s issue of Science Magazine we unveil a series of guidelines to promote transparency and reproducibility in research practices – critical aspects of science that are frequently overlooked in the pursuit of novelty and impact. Transparency and reproducibility are the beating heart of the scientific enterprise. Transparency ensures More