Journal article

Australian and Italian Psychologists' View of Replication

Franca Agnoli, Hannah Fraser, Felix Singleton Thorn, Fiona Fidler

ADVANCES IN METHODS AND PRACTICES IN PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

Solutions to the crisis in confidence in the psychological literature have been proposed in many recent articles, including increased publication of replication studies, a solution that requires engagement by the psychology research community. We surveyed Australian and Italian academic research psychologists about the meaning and role of replication in psychology. When asked what they consider to be a replication study, nearly all participants (98% of Australians and 96% of Italians) selected options that correspond to a direct replication. Only 14% of Australians and 8% of Italians selected any options that included changing the experimental method. Majorities of psychologists from both co..

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University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

F. Agnoli was supported by a Bilateral Agreement between the University of Padova and the University of Melbourne. F. Fidler was supported by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship FT1501100297. The funders had no role in the decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript.