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Sanjay Srivastava
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I threw together a blog post about a seemingly p-hacked breastfeeding study in the news today. Is technical disclosure in the journal article enough when you are issuing press releases without it?

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New blog post: An open review of Many Labs 3. The upshot: Not much replicated (perhaps less than it appears). No interactions replicated, almost certainly due to power issues. One original study missed its hypothesized effect, also probably due to power. Emblematic problems with a "conceptual replication." And another blow to the hidden moderator defense.

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Top 10 signs you are a statistics maven.

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Statistics as math vs. statistics as tools. My new blog post about how different frames might affect how statisticians and scientists communicate and miscommunicate, and some ideas of what to do about it.

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"Specifically, Popper makes clear that (1) scientists should replicate their own experiments; (2) scientists should be able to instruct other experts how to reproduce their experiments and get the same results; and (3) establishing the reproducibility of experiments (“direct replication” in the parlance of our times) is a necessary precursor for all the other things you do to construct and test theories."

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The selection-distortion effect. A unified explanation for surprisingly low observed correlations between intelligence and motivation, research and teaching, and burgers and fries.

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Failed experimental procedures do not necessarily fail toward the null - why validation of methods needs to come before substantive conclusions.

New blog post on replication and the complexities of falsification in soft psychology.
http://hardsci.wordpress.com/2014/07/01/some-thoughts-on-replication-and-falsifiability-is-this-a-chance-to-do-better/

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On "nut up," Rosa Parks, and tenured white guys shouting at each other...

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Are claims about being "counterintuitive" more about substance or rhetoric? New blog post...
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