Character  &  Context

Psychology News Round-Up (August 1st)

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By Erika Salomon

  • The replication conversation continues apace with the publication of two summaries this week. In the APS Observer, Amy Drew summarizes a panel at the 2014 APS convention on replication, and on Slate, Michelle N. Meyer (@MichelleNMeyer) and Christopher Chabris (@cfchabris) have an overview of recent events and some suggestions for replication in psychology.
  • Following on the excitement over Facebook’s PNAS paper, OKCupid’s Christian Rudder (@christianrudder) announced, “We Experiment on Human Beings!” inspiring a new round of media frenzy over the ethics of corporate human subjects research (TechCrunchThe GuardianSalonNPR).


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