35: A manifesto for reproducible science

Episode 35 · January 20th, 2017 · 50 mins 41 secs

About this Episode

Dan and James discuss a new paper in the inaugural issue of Nature Human Behaviour, "A manifesto for reproducible science".

Some of the topics covered:

  • What's a manfesto for reproducibility doing in a Nature group journal?
  • Registered reports
  • The importance of incentives to actually make change happen
  • What people should report vs. what they actually report
  • A common pitfall of published meta-analyses
  • The reliance of metrics in hiring decisions and the impact of open science practices
  • Tone police
  • How do we transition to open science practices?
  • SSRN preprints being bought by Elsevier
  • Authors getting gouged by copyediting costs (and solutions)
  • Does being 'double-blind' extend to doing your analysis blind
  • Trial monitoring is expensive


The paper

Our paper on reporting standards in heart rate variability

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