Most New Psychology Findings Can’t Be Replicated. So Now What?

Simon Oxenham, Big Think | Neurobonkers, Sept 14, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes

If you can get away with it, print this statement out and past it to your manager or CEO's office door: "Whenever you hear the words 'new study,' alarm bells should ring. It isn’t new studies that you should base your opinions on; it is old studies that have been replicated again and again." Also this: "The simplest way to avoid being misled is to stop getting your psychology and science news from, well, the news."

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