Category Archives: Had I Been A Reviewer

Post publication peer review by people not involved in the original process

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My name is Andrew Wilson. I am a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK. Some of you may know me from my blog and from Twitter (@PsychScientists). I created the HIBAR blog a while back … Continue reading

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A pre-publication peer-review of the ‘Feeling The Future’ meta-analysis (by @lakens)

Daryl Bem and colleagues have recently pre-published a meta-analysis of attempts to replicate their controversial ‘Feeling the Future’ precognition paper. The paper is available here and Daniel Lakens (@lakens) has written up a detailed review of the paper here.

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Do neurometabolite levels predict reading ability?

Via Dorothy Bishop (@deevybee), who has taken advantage of the new Pub Med Commons system to comment on the following paper: Pugh, K. R., Frost, S. J., Rothman, D. L., Hoeft, F., Del Tufo, S. N., Mason, G. F., . … Continue reading

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Time = Money: The Morality of Being Accurate

A Post-Publication Peer-Review (3PR) of Time, Money, and Morality Gino, F., & Mogilner, C. (online, 2013). Time, Money, and Morality. Psychological Science. DOI: 10.1177/0956797613506438 File under: HIBAR: Had I Been A Reviewer… 3PR: Post-Publication Peer-Review (or: 3mpirical Plausability Resuscitation) Performed … Continue reading

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Time, Money, and Morality (and p-Hacking?)

Rolf Zwaan (@RolfZwaan) posts on his blog: “A paper that is in press in Psychological Science tests the hypothesis that priming someone with the concept of time makes them cheat less than someone who is not thusly primed….have four experiments, each with their key … Continue reading

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Are women turned off by sexy adverts for cheap products?

Matt Craddock (@Matt_Craddock) takes a long hard look at a recent Psych Science paper about sexual content in advertising, wrapped up in some good old fashioned evolutionary psychology on what women probably want from sex. Vohs, K. D., Sengupta, J, … Continue reading

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Does a baby’s eye gaze really predict future autism?

Early detection of autism has been a dream of research in this field for a long time; early detection opens the door to early intervention, which in turn may offer opportunities to mitigate the consequences of autism. A recent Nature … Continue reading

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