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Redefine statistical significance
We propose to change the default P-value threshold for statistical significance from 0.05 to 0.005 for claims of new discoveries.
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SHORTCUTS VERSUS ENCYCLOPEDIAS: INFORMATION AND VOTING BEHAVIOR IN CALIFORNIA INSURANCE REFORM ELECTIONS
Voters in mass elections are notorious for their apparent lack of information about relevant political matters. While some scholars argue that an electorate of well-informed voters is necessary forExpand
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The Democratic Dilemma: Can Citizens Learn What They Need to Know?
List of tables and figures Series editors' preface Acknowledgements 1. Knowledge and the foundation of democracy Part I. Theory: 2. How people learn 3. How people learn from others 4. What peopleExpand
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Promoting an open research culture
Author guidelines for journals could help to promote transparency, openness, and reproducibility Transparency, openness, and reproducibility are readily recognized as vital features of science (1,Expand
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Coalition Termination and the Strategic Timing of Parliamentary Elections
Cabinet coalitions in multiparty parliamentary democracies lead a precarious existence. Legislative majorities can typically dismiss the cabinet at will and can sometimes force early electionsExpand
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BUSY VOTERS, AGENDA CONTROL, AND THE POWER OF INFORMATION
T he correspondence between individual preferences and electoral outcomes is often affected by the existence of information asymmetries among electoral participants and the presence of individuals orExpand
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DIRECT DEMOCRACY: New Approaches to Old Questions
▪ Abstract Until recently, direct democracy scholarship was primarily descriptive or normative. Much of it sought to highlight the processes' shortcomings. We describe new research that examinesExpand
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Which Public Goods are Endangered?: How Evolving Communication Technologies Affect The Logic of Collective Action
The theory in Mancur Olson's The Logicof Collective Action is built fromhistorically uncontroversial assumptionsabout interpersonal communication. Today,evolving technologies areExpand
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Elements of Reason: Cognition, Choice, and the Bounds of Rationality
1. Beyond rationality: reason and the study of politics Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. McCubbins and Samuel L. Popkin Part I. External Elements of Reason: 2. Shared mental models: ideologies andExpand
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Views from Inside the Net: How Websites Affect Young Adults' Political Interest
We use multiple methods to examine how individual websites affect political interest (i.e., citizens’ willingness to pay attention to politics at the expense of other endeavors). Our model clarifiesExpand
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