Statistical Analysis

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Insights From High-Risk Fields Can Help Minimize Mistakes in the Lab

Everyone makes mistakes, including psychology researchers. Small missteps can have significant and frustrating consequences for identifying research mistakes and eliminating them before a manuscript is submitted for publication. 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… More