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Association for Psychological Science: Despite Stronger Vetting and Sampling, Certain Psychological Research Results Elude Replication

Nov 14, 2020 - Targeted News Service

(TNSJou) -- The Association for Psychological Science issued the following news:

A new series of replication attempts that accounted for possible earlier shortcomings also fell short, suggesting other variables are thwarting replication in certain cases.

The "gold standard" for all scientific research--from physics and biology to psychology and medicine--is the ability to replicate experimental results. If studies do not hold up under new investigation, then the discrepancies must ei...