About Two-Thirds of Psych Findings Hold Up in Top Journals | Psychology Today
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"The field has come a long way toward strengthening the credibility of new research. Solutions include testing experiments on larger numbers of people, creating a stricter threshold for statistical significance, making data publicly available, continuing replication efforts, and publicly preregistering the plan for a study before conducting it, which limits the sort of researcher flexibility that leads to false positives. The Open Science Framework was created in 2012 and now includes registrations of more than 20,000 studies, according to Nosek, who is executive director of the Center for Open Science. The rate has doubled each year since its creation."