The replication crisis has many interesting effects on how people (and scientists) think about Psychology (and, of course, other fields) … Here is a nice summary of effects that are hard to replicate. Among them ‘classics’ like the power pose or the big brother eyes.
A lot is happening because of these new insights in terms of research (e.g., replication studies) and communication (e.g., Fritz Strack on Facebook).
And then this: Susan Fiske in an upcoming piece in the APS Observer … I am really struggling with this rhetoric – Daniel Lakens to the rescue 🙂
Ah – and of course Gelman.
This syllabus of an (obviously) awesome class has a ton of good reads:
Everything is fucked: The syllabus
by Sanjay Srivastava
I would have two additions:
- A multi lab replication project on ego-depletion (Hagger & Chatzisarantis, 2016)
- And the response from Roy Baumeister and Kathleen D. Vohs
It’s a really good statement of how f… up things are (in addition to all the other good examples above) …
“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” – Max Planck