Bayesian tests to quantify the result of a replication attempt.

  title={Bayesian tests to quantify the result of a replication attempt.},
  author={Josine Verhagen and Eric-Jan Wagenmakers},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  volume={143 4},
Replication attempts are essential to the empirical sciences. Successful replication attempts increase researchers' confidence in the presence of an effect, whereas failed replication attempts induce skepticism and doubt. However, it is often unclear to what extent a replication attempt results in success or failure. To quantify replication outcomes we propose a novel Bayesian replication test that compares the adequacy of 2 competing hypotheses. The 1st hypothesis is that of the skeptic and… CONTINUE READING

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