Rewarding Replications: A Sure and Simple Way to Improve Psychological Science.

@article{Koole2012RewardingRA,
  title={Rewarding Replications: A Sure and Simple Way to Improve Psychological Science.},
  author={Sander L. Koole and Dani{\"e}l Lakens},
  journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={608-14}
}
Although replications are vital to scientific progress, psychologists rarely engage in systematic replication efforts. In this article, we consider psychologists' narrative approach to scientific publications as an underlying reason for this neglect and propose an incentive structure for replications within psychology. First, researchers need accessible outlets for publishing replications. To accomplish this, psychology journals could publish replication reports in files that are electronically… CONTINUE READING
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