Response to Comment on “Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science”

C. J. Anderson, S. Bahník, M. Barnett-Cowan, F. A. Bosco, J. Chandler, C. R. Chartier, F. Cheung, C. D. Christopherson, A. Cordes, E. J. Cremata, N. Della Penna, V. Estel, A. Fedor, S. A. Fitneva, M. C. Frank, J. A. Grange, J. K. Hartshorne, F. Hasselman, F. Henninger, M. van der Hulst & 24 others K. J. Jonas, C. K. Lai, C. A. Levitan, J. K. Miller, K. S. Moore, J. M. Meixner, M. R. Munafò, K. I. Neijenhuijs, G. Nilsonne, B. A. Nosek, F. Plessow, J. M. Prenoveau, A. A. Ricker, K. Schmidt, J. R. Spies, S. Stieger, N. Strohminger, Gavin B. Sullivan, R. C. M. van Aert, M. A. L. M. van Assen, W. Vanpaemel, M. Vianello, M. Voracek, K. Zuni

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    Abstract

    Gilbert et al. conclude that evidence from the Open Science Collaboration’s Reproducibility Project: Psychology indicates high reproducibility, given the study methodology. Their very optimistic assessment is limited by statistical misconceptions and by causal inferences from selectively interpreted, correlational data. Using the Reproducibility Project: Psychology data, both optimistic and pessimistic conclusions about reproducibility are possible, and neither are yet warranted.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1037
    JournalScience
    Volume251
    Issue number6277
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2016

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    Anderson, C. J., Bahník, S., Barnett-Cowan, M., Bosco, F. A., Chandler, J., Chartier, C. R., ... Zuni, K. (2016). Response to Comment on “Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science”. Science, 251(6277), 1037. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aad9163