Search Results for Category: Big-data and Tag: Reproducibility Crisis

Big Data Often Flips Scientific Method on Its Head. That’s Bad

There’s an increasing concern among scholars that, in many areas of science, famous published results tend to be impossible to reproduce. This crisis can be severe. For example, in 2011, Bayer HealthCare reviewed 67 in-house projects and found that they could replicate less than 25 percent. Furthermore, over two-thirds of the projects had major inconsistencies. […]

Categories: Big Data, Editorial

Tags: Data Analysis, Reproducibility Crisis, Reproducible Data

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Journal ‘Psychological Science’ Seeking Preregistered Replications

Making a statement in the ongoing “replication” or “reproducibility crisis,” the journal Psychological Science will now accept a special class of research–based papers that report on attempts to re-create experiments that had influential findings and that were first published in Psychological Science. This new category of “preregistered direct replications,” or PDRs, aims “to create conditions […]

Categories: Editorial, Opportunities

Tags: Preregistered Direct Replication, Psychological Science, Replication, Reproducibility Crisis

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Statistics” Crisis of Reproducibility

The past and future collided last year for the International Year of Statistics, when six professional organizations celebrated the multifaceted role of statistics in contemporary society to raise public awareness of statistics, and to promote thinking about the future of the discipline. The past came in the form of the 300th anniversary of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars conjectandi (Art […]

Categories: Quantitative

Tags: Replication, Reproducibility Crisis, Statistics

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