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Fig. 1: Registered reports have to date been launched by 88 journals as a regular article type, not counting an additional 9 journals that are launching imminently, and 27 temporary adoptions as part of journal special issues or initiatives.


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C.D.C. is a member of the Advisory Board of Nature Human Behaviour and chair of the Registered Reports Committee supported by the Center for Open Science. D.T.M. is the registered reports project manager at the Center for Open Science.

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Chambers, C.D., Mellor, D.T. Protocol transparency is vital for registered reports. Nat Hum Behav 2, 791–792 (2018).

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