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Bruno: The Reproducibility of Educational Research

There's been a lot of buzz recently for The Reproducibility Project: an effort by a group of researchers to attempt to reproduce the results of every study published in several prominent journals of psychology over the course of a year. Reproducibility is something that's underrated - and disincentivized - in science generally, so this has the potential to be important work.
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Previous studies on toxic effects of BPA couldn't be reproduced

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Following a three-year study using more than 2,800 mice, a University of Missouri researcher was not able to replicate a series of previous studies by another research group investigating the controversial chemical BPA. The MU study... Read Post

Audit Notes: Reproducibility, Daily Show, Boeing Settlement

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review (3 years ago)

The Wall Street Journal has a very good page-one story today reporting on how most peer-reviewed medical studies can't be reproduced by other researchers. Reproducibility is the foundation of all modern research, the standard by whi... Read Post

A Victory for Psychological Research

Academics : Percolator (last year)

Researchers are encouraged by newly released results of a project that successfully replicated 10 of 13 psychological studies. The project, conducted by a large international consortium, was set up in response to findings in recent ... Read Post


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