Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed

Apainstaking yearslong effort to reproduce 100 studies published in three leading psychology journals has found that more than half of the findings did not hold up when retested. The analysis was done by research psychologists, many of whom volunteered their time to double-check what they considered important work.
Their conclusions, reported in the journal Science, have confirmed the worst fears of scientists who have long worried that the field needed a strong correction.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/28/science/many-social-science-findings-not-as-strong-as-claimed-study-says.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=4&utm_content=buffera61a5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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