Making Prepublication Independent Replication Mainstream

Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., & Uhlmann, E. L. (2018). Making prepublication independent replication mainstream. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41, e153.


The widespread replication of research findings in independent laboratories prior to publication is suggested as a complement to traditional replication approaches. The pre-publication independent replication approach further addresses three key concerns from replicationskepticsby systematicallytaking context into account, reducing reputational costs for original authors and replicators, and increasing the theoretical value of failed replications.

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