A letter to the black goat

I wrote this letter to the black goat podcast … will update here if I hear back from them …  Dear goaters (is this a good way to address the three of you?

Professor priming - or not

This was my first contribution to a Registered Replication Report (RRR). Being one of 40 participating labs was an interesting exercise – it might seem straightforward to run the same study in different labs, but we learned that such small things as ü, ä and ö can generate a huge amount of problems and work (read this if you are into these kind of things).

The root of the problem

One of the root causes of where we are (as a science) in psychology and many other disciplines in terms of reproducibility of key (and other) results could not be better summed up than by the man himself Daryl Bem (2002):

Everything you believe in is wrong – or is it simply terrorism?

The replication crisis has many interesting effects on how people (and scientists) think about Psychology (and, of course, other fields) … Here is a nice summary of effects that are hard to replicate.

Everything is fucked …

This syllabus of an (obviously) awesome class has a ton of good reads: Everything is fucked: The syllabus by Sanjay Srivastava I would have two additions: A multi lab replication project on ego-depletion (Hagger & Chatzisarantis, 2016) And the [response](doi: 10.