The persistent sampling bias in developmental psychology: A call to action.

@article{Nielsen2017ThePS,
  title={The persistent sampling bias in developmental psychology: A call to action.},
  author={M. Nielsen and D. Haun and J. K{\"a}rtner and C. Legare},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={162},
  pages={
          31-38
        }
}
Psychology must confront the bias in its broad literature toward the study of participants developing in environments unrepresentative of the vast majority of the world's population. Here, we focus on the implications of addressing this challenge, highlight the need to address overreliance on a narrow participant pool, and emphasize the value and necessity of conducting research with diverse populations. We show that high-impact-factor developmental journals are heavily skewed toward publishing… Expand

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