Preregistration of Analyses of Preexisting Data

  title={Preregistration of Analyses of Preexisting Data},
  author={Ga{\"e}tan Mertens and Angelos-Miltiadis Krypotos},
  journal={Psychologica Belgica},
  pages={338 - 352}
The preregistration of a study’s hypotheses, methods, and data-analyses steps is becoming a popular psychological research practice. To date, most of the discussion on study preregistration has focused on the preregistration of studies that include the collection of original data. However, much of the research in psychology relies on the (re-)analysis of preexisting data. Importantly, this type of studies is different from original studies as researchers cannot change major aspects of the study… Expand

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