173: How do science journalists evaluate psychology papers?

Episode 173 · October 1st, 2023 · 35 mins 7 secs

About this Episode

Dan and James discuss a recent paper that investigated how science journalists evaluate psychology papers. To answer this question, the researchers presented science journalists with fictitious psychology studies and manipulated sample size, sample representativeness, p-values, and institutional prestige


Other links
Everything Hertz on social media

Support us on Patreon and get bonus stuff!

  • $1 per month: A 20% discount on Everything Hertz merchandise, access to the occasional bonus episode, and the the warm feeling you're supporting the show
  • $5 per month or more: All the stuff you get in the one dollar tier PLUS a bonus episode every month


Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2023, September 30) "173: How do science journalists evaluate psychology papers?", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/SG4BM

Support Everything Hertz

Episode Comments