Facts Are More Important Than Novelty

@article{Makel2014FactsAM,
  title={Facts Are More Important Than Novelty},
  author={Matthew C. Makel and J. Plucker},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  year={2014},
  volume={43},
  pages={304 - 316}
}
Despite increased attention to methodological rigor in education research, the field has focused heavily on experimental design and not on the merit of replicating important results. The present study analyzed the complete publication history of the current top 100 education journals ranked by 5-year impact factor and found that only 0.13% of education articles were replications. Contrary to previous findings in medicine, but similar to psychology, the majority of education replications… Expand
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