AFD Micron #26

The people using the recent failure to replicate many psychological studies as evidence that “science is broken” are the people who keep it that way. The whole point of the Reproducibility Project is that science is too focused on snappy results and jumping to conclusions, and too afraid of failure to reproduce findings to progress. If we view the natural process of science correcting itself as evidence of terrible failure, we only cause further problems.


Ben Tolkin

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Ben Tolkin studied Philosophy, Neuroscience, Psychology, and Korean at Washington University in St. Louis. He's currently trying to study everything else.
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