How Hard Is Hard Science , How Soft Is Soft Science ?

@inproceedings{Hedges1987HowHI,
  title={How Hard Is Hard Science , How Soft Is Soft Science ?},
  author={Larry V Hedges},
  year={1987}
}
" Research results in the social and behavioral sciences are often conceded to be less replicable than research results in the physical sciences. However, direct empirical comparisons of the cumulativeness of research in the social and physical sciences have not been made to date. This article notes the parallels between methods used in the quantitative synthesis of research in the social and in the physical sciences. Essentially identical methods are used to test the consistency of research… CONTINUE READING

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