Book of Nature Episode 9: Psychology’s Replication Crisis


Who says psychology has a replication crisis? These people do:

Listen to the episode here.

Introduction and listener feedback.

Psychology has a replication crisis… maybe.

Do not challenge the Baumeister!

What is replication and why is it important?

How different fields approach replication.

Do other field have a replication crisis?

Positive results and the “hierarchy” of the sciences.

Is it about different methods?

Is it about the different objects of study?

Why does this pattern exist?

Statistics are awesome and important and we need to talk about them more.

Publishing bias.

How serious is this crisis?

Next up: LHC.



UPDATE:  I have received some email feedback containing outstanding articles for further information, including a chapter (available online) by the eminent well-being researcher Ed Diener.

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