Psychology News Round-Up (August 1st)
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 (TechCrunch, The Guardian, Salon, NPR).
Actually, Some Material Goods Can Make You Happy - The Atlantic http://t.co/rU10tCpT9B— Kimberly Quinn (@kimberlyquinn) August 1, 2014
The OkCupid blog is back! New post up now: WE EXPERIMENT ON HUMAN BEINGS http://t.co/E6KfYxhnba— OkCupid (@okcupid) July 28, 2014
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