Dawn of the Replications

Posted 16 September 2012 by Suzi Gage

A worrying wave of misconduct revelations is currently sweeping science (see this excellent article by Alok Jha for an overview, and Neuroskeptic’s 9 circles of scientific hell). Psychology seems to have borne the brunt of these thus far, but it’s unlikely to only be a problem there. A number of great suggestions as to how science can get its house in order and improve the quality of research have been suggested recently, in particular by Chris Chambers and Petroc Sumner,... Read more