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Psychology: The Least Reproducible Science? with Neuro Skeptic

  • 17 Aug 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Psychology: The Least Reproducible Science?

Neuro Skeptic

The past five years has seen the growth of concerns that science, and especially psychological science, suffers from low reproducibility. The "replication crisis", prompted by high-profile failures to replicate, has hit psychology especially hard. But is psychology really worse off than other fields of science? In this talk I will discuss the present crisis and argue that while psychology certainly suffers from problems of reproducibility and publication bias, it is not unique in this regard. Many of the ongoing efforts for increasing reproducibility in science have come from within the field of psychology. If these efforts succeed, psychology will have played a part in 'fixing' science.


    Neuroskeptic is a British neuroscientist who blogs about neuroscience, psychology, and reproducibility under his pseudonym for nearly ten years. His blog is hosted by Discover Magazine

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