The what, why, and how of born-open data.

  title={The what, why, and how of born-open data.},
  author={Jeffrey N. Rouder},
  journal={Behavior research methods},
  volume={48 3},
Although many researchers agree that scientific data should be open to scrutiny to ferret out poor analyses and outright fraud, most raw data sets are not available on demand. There are many reasons researchers do not open their data, and one is technical. It is often time consuming to prepare and archive data. In response, my laboratory has automated the process such that our data are archived the night they are created without any human approval or action. All data are versioned, logged, time… CONTINUE READING
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