Frank A. Bosco

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1 The goal of science is to accumulate knowledge that answers questions such as " How do things work? " and " Why do they work that way? " Scientists use a variety of methodologies to describe, predict, and explain natural phenomena. These methods are so diverse that it is difficult to define a unique scientific method, although all scientific methodologies(More)
Semantic priming is typically eliminated when participants perform a letter search on the prime, suggesting that semantic activation is conditional upon one's attentional goals. However, in such studies, semantic activation (or the lack thereof) is not measured during the letter search task itself but, instead, is inferred on the basis of the responses(More)
Effect size information is essential for the scientific enterprise and plays an increasingly central role in the scientific process. We extracted 147,328 correlations and developed a hierarchical taxonomy of variables reported in Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology from 1980 to 2010 to produce empirical effect size benchmarks at the(More)
Reproducibility is a defining feature of science. However, because of strong incentives for innovation and weak incentives for confirmation, direct replication is rarely practiced or published. The Reproducibility Project is an open, large-scale, collaborative effort to systematically examine the rate and predictors of reproducibility in psychological(More)
identification: Chartering new waters and building new bridges. as key mechanisms connecting socialization tactics to commitment and turnover among new employees. (2008). The self in change: A longitudinal investigation of coping and self-determination processes. social identities in the self: Toward a cognitive-developmental model. over time: The role of(More)
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