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The reproducibility opportunity

Nature Human Behaviourvolume 2pages616617 (2018) | Download Citation

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It is important for research users to know how likely it is that reported research findings are true. The Social Science Replication Project finds that, in highly powered experiments, only 13 of 21 high-profile reports could be replicated. Investigating the factors that contribute to reliable results offers new opportunities for the social sciences.

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