20: Sample sizes in psychology studies

Episode 20 · July 13th, 2016 · 1 hr 1 min

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Can psychologists learn more by studying fewer people?

Some of the topics discussed:

  • Brexit and science
  • Can the UK take the 'Norway' option?
  • Horizon 2020
  • The impact on personnel and research training
  • Italian coffee
  • Listener feedback
  • We're sorry for the chewing sound from episode 17!
  • Intraindividual replication vs. larger sample sizes
  • What sort of experiments are better suited to detailed within-subject studies?
  • Is 'quantified self' data more valid than experimental data?
  • What if you happen to recruit a 'weird' person?


  • The paper


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