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Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science
TLDR
A large-scale assessment suggests that experimental reproducibility in psychology leaves a lot to be desired, and correlational tests suggest that replication success was better predicted by the strength of original evidence than by characteristics of the original and replication teams.
Trust at zero acquaintance: more a matter of respect than expectation of reward.
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It is argued that people trust due to a norm mandating that they show respect for the other person's character, presuming theother person has sufficient integrity and goodwill even if they do not believe it privately.
In Search of the Silver Lining
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The research reported here shows that a positive reaction—bestowing additional meaning on the lives of individuals who have suffered—can also serve people’s need to believe that the world is just.
Behavioral Norms: Variants and Their Identification
Behavioral norms influence human interaction in virtually every situation, yet the study of norms in the behavioral sciences lags relative to their real-world power and significance. We describe
Shifting expectations of partners' responsiveness changes outcomes of conflict discussions
Expecting responsiveness from a partner may increase the chance of successful conflict resolution through a self-fulfilling prophecy. Such expectations derive in part from people's history of
Physician preparedness for resource allocation decisions under pandemic conditions: A cross-sectional survey of Canadian physicians, April 2020
TLDR
This rapidly implemented survey suggests that a sample of Canadian physicians feel underprepared to make resource allocation decisions, and desire both more emotional support and clear, transparent, evidence-based policy.
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