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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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Sleep deprivation may increase susceptibility to false memories

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last week)

Not getting enough sleep may increase the likelihood of forming false memories, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. In a study conducted by psychological ... Read Post

Scientists reproduce evolutionary changes by manipulating embryonic development of mice

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

A group of researchers from the University of Helsinki and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona have been able experimentally to reproduce in mice morphological changes which have taken millions of years to occur. Through small and... Read Post

A Victory for Psychological Research

Academics : Percolator (8 months ago)

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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