135: A loss of confidence

Episode 135 · July 5th, 2021 · 50 mins 53 secs

About this Episode

Dan Quintana and James Heathers chat about well-known psychology studies that we've now lost confidence in due to replication failures and the role of auxiliary assumptions in hypothesis-driven research.

Other links

  • The reversals in psychology website
  • Anne Scheel and team's paper on whether you’re ready to test hypotheses
  • Homer Simpson burning bridges meme
  • The paper that suggests replications will make psychology too boring and nobody will want to study it
  • Daniel Lakens’ blog post on the hungry judges study

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Music credits
Our outro music is by Lee Rosevere

Episode citation

Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2021, July 5) "135: A loss of confidence", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/GHKRC

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